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Yank Far East Magazine for the week of May 4, 1945- a World War II printed magazine for the troops and families stationed on the Pacific Theatre.  Cover features an Asian child giving a US military supply truck a thumbs up as it wizzes by.  The bottom of the article reads: 'Ledo Burma Road,' and 'The Low-Down on the GI Rackateers in Paris.'  Articles include :


- GI Racketeers in the Paris Black Market

- V-2 in Antwerp

- Road to China

- Frankie of La Konga, a waitress at a Columbia, South Carolina, Army bar

- Main Streets of America: A Look Back Home Since you Went Away (Photographs of Newark, Charleston, San Francisco, & Tuscon)

-  Cartoon - The Sad Sack, by Sgt. George Baker

- Honey in the Mortar -  a short story

- Camp News

- The Soldier Speaks: What changes would youlike to see made in post-war America

- R.R's in Wartime- Sgt. Ralph Stein reports on the sad condition of railroad travel back home through cartoons

-Yank Mail Call - letters from soldiers

- Yank Pin Up: Barbara Bates

- The Poets Cornered

- Crossword puzzle (still empty!)

- Yank Public Relations

- Favorite Derby Horses 

- Back cover: cartoons from soldiers


This magazine is an inside look into 1940s army, navy, and air force thoughts and sentiments toward WWII, and do not represent the thoughts or feelings of myself.  

Yank Magazine

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    This item is vintage or an antique, and has wear commensurate with age.  All items are sold as-is, and as such, I do not accept returns or offer refunds. Please see all photos, read the entire description, and ask any questions before purchasing.

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