Monthly Archives: July 2017

BOBRUISK FALLS, REDS DRIVE ON FOR MINSK – PUSH COSTS FOE 20,000 MEN A DAY 110-Mi. Thrust in 6-days Takes Russians Third of Way to Reich From the July 1, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes […]

ADDITIONAL DUTIES REQUIRED – AN ARMY OFFICER LEADS A TRUCK CONVOY TO INDIA AND ENCOUNTERS MORE THAN HE BARGAINED FOR By Cletus Nelson In the spring of 1945 a total new phase of my military life […]

WINE BARREL HID FRENCHMAN’S RADIO, THIRSTY GIs FIND From the July 1, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes As Allied troops liberate France, stories of French resistance are coming to light. Two French-speaking GIs recently visited […]

EIGHTH AND NINTH AIR FORCES POUND LUFTWAFFE NESTS From the July 1, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes Carrying out sharp attacks on four Luftwaffe bases and other targets over a wide area of France, American […]

GENERAL EISENHOWER CITES ENEMY’S CONFUSION IN NAZI ARMY GROUP SURRENDER From the May 6, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes Gen. Eisenhower issued the following statement yesterday at the surrender of German Army Group G: Today […]

HANK PORTER-DISNEY ARTIST CREATES INSIGNIA FOR U.S. ARMED FORCES By Robert L. Schwartz Y2c BURBANK, CALIF.—Seabees at Camp Hueneme, Calif., recently wrote to Hank Porter of the Walt Disney Studios asking for a sketch of a […]

NAZI ARMY REMNANTS ESTIMATED AT 1,765,000 MEN From the May 7, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes LONDON, May 6 (UP).–Germany has an army of approximately 1,765,000 troops opposing the Allies in Europe, according to a […]

WOMEN FLOCKING TO WAC AND MILITARY SERVICES IN WAKE OF FRENCH LANDING From the July 6, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON, July 5–Spurred by the Normandy landings, recruiting for the women’s services has soared, […]

WWII EXPERIENCES OF A B-17 FLYING FORTRESS PILOT By Allyn C. Lewis One Year after Japan’s “dastardly attacks,” I enlisted in the US Army Air Corps as an Aviation Cadet. The actual date of my enlistment […]

FIRST MISSION ON A BOMBING RAID OVER SAINT-NAZAIRE By Sgt. Saul Levitt YANK Staff Correspondent ENGLAND—Somebody out to write a story about a briefing room, with the lights going on and off and the experts stepping […]


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