1945

FDR SIGNS BILL PLEDGING ISLES FULL FREEDOM Measure Gives U.S. Right To Philippines Bases; Saipan Yanks Gain From the July 1, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes President Roosevelt yesterday signed legislation pledging the U.S. to […]

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT – U.S. MILITARY MISSION TO IRAN By Cpl. Ray McGovern YANK Staff Correspondent IRAN—The four GIs who make up the total EM strength of the U.S. Military Mission with the Iranian Army probably would […]

TREASURE HUNT WITH THE 339TH INFANTRY REGIMENT IN ITALY By Pfc. Ira Freeman YANK Staff Correspondent WITH THE 339TH INFANTRY IN THE DOLOMOTE ALPS—There are a couple of gray granite fortresses left over from the Middle […]

A POSTCARD WRITTEN LONG AGO By Henry Sakaida From time to time, little mysteries would land in my lap. Like a small sliver under my skin, it is discomforting and the only way to find peace […]

A GI’S WIFE WORRIES ABOUT POST- WORLD WAR II INFLATION Dear YANK: I am the wife of a sergeant who has had the extreme good fortune to be stationed in the United States during the entire […]

SUGGESTIONS FOR A FAIR COURT TRIAL FOR ARMY ENLISTED MEN Dear YANK: I should like to suggest some changes in the Articles of War and other punitive military regulations which are required for the protection of […]

THREE SOLDIERS GET CAUGHT PLAYING HUMPHREY, FRANCHOT AND VICTOR WHILE ON DUTY By Cpl. C.V. DeVan After five straight days Kelly, Goldstein and Stetson began to get tired of practicing beach landings. So they welcomed the […]

THE CHAPLAIN’S LOT IS NOT EASY WHICH SO MUCH TO DO WITH SO LITTLE – ARMY CHAPLAINS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC YANK Field Correspondent SOMEWHERE IN AUSTRALIA—Chaplains down here fly thousands of miles to minister to […]

FORMER FBI AGENT GARY NILA RETURNS WWII JAPANESE ARTIFACT TO FAMILY BY HENRY SAKAIDA I have this knack for making old WWII artifacts “talk.” One day in 1995, my collector friend Gary Nila told me that […]

SURPRISE PARTY – GI BIRTHDAY SURPRISE IN PANAMA From YANK Magazine PANAMA—Every foot-slogging infantryman in 1st Sgt. Robert Jeffcott’s outfit down here is sure of a birthday cake on his anniversary, but he is never sure […]

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RUSSIAN NAVY IS SHELLING FOE ON THE ESTONIAN COAST

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RUSSIAN NAVY IS SHELLING FOE ON THE ESTONIAN COAST From the September 25, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes While Russian ground forces began mopping up last German pockets of resistance along the Estonian coast, units […]

BEER BOUNTY FOR JAPANESE – GIs OF THE 32ND DIVISION TRADE FOR PWs ON THE VILLA VERDE TRAIL From YANK Magazine THE PHILIPPINES—The subject of Japanese PWs is generally a touchy one with the men of the infantry, […]

MEMORY – A NAZI FEMALE GESTAPO AGENT HAS TROUBLE REMEMBER HER PAST From YANK Magazine GERMANY—Among the prize catches of the 102d Infantry Division in the last days of the war was an attractive and much-married […]

SOVIET ACE VIKTOR LOZOVSKI RAMMED A GERMAN ME-109 By Henry Sakaida Intentionally ramming an enemy aircraft in a dogfight took nerves of steel, skill, and a lot of luck. Soviet pilots exhibited extreme hatred toward their […]

MALARIA – IT’S AS DANGEROUS AS THE AXIS Material for this article on malaria comes from Sgts. Mack Morriss at Guadalcanal; Pete Paris, North Africa; Dave Richardson, New Guinea; Merle Miller, Hawaii, Bill O’Hollaren, Puerto Rico; […]

COLOR-BLIND COLORIST  – A NAVY PAINTER AIRS HIS GREIVANCES Dear YANK: Back in 1942 the Regular Navy refused my enlistment in aviation mechanics because I’m color-blind but I was physically fit for the Seabees. After two […]

NEW 8-TON M22 LOCUST TANK FLOWN TO HOLLAND IN INVASION From the September 25, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes NEW YORK, Sept. 24,—a new Army ordnance eight-ton airborne tank—M22—Was used in the invasion of Holland, […]

REVEILLE IS TOUGH ON THE TONSILS OF THIS FIRST SERGEANT IN ALASKA YANK’S ALASKA CORRESPONDENT SOMEWHERE IN ALASKA—If Top Sergeant Victor G. Bowen of this cold-shouldered soldiering outfit wears a harried look on his face every […]

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CHURCHILL TELLS OF IKE’S HORROR AT NAZI CRIMES

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CHURCHILL TELLS OF IKE’S HORROR AT NAZI CRIMES From the April 20, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes LONDON, April 19 (AP)–Prime Minister Churchill revealed today to the House of Commons that Gen. Eisenhower had told […]

WHAT’S COOKING IN POST WWII AMERICA – MAXSON SKY PLATE DINNER Some bright new dreams for the post-war world are in operation even now. One of them is a meal you can buy as a unit, […]

THE OUTER GARMENT – OFFICERS REACT TO THE FIELD JACKET ALLOWED TO BE WORN OUTSIDE OF CAMP By Sgt. Ray Duncan “Put the flag at half-staff,” muttered our CO, “and call a special formation.” There were […]


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