WWII Yank Magazine Honorable Discharge Issue with 2 Page Pin-Up Girls

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$34.95

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Original Yank Magazine from December 28, 1945. Featuring the dramatic "Honorable Discharge" certificate on the front cover signaling the end of the war. The Yank was The Army Weekly By and For the men in the service during world war II. Each issue featured a two page centerfold with that week's pin-up girls. The magazine was written by enlisted rank soldiers only and was made available to the soldiers, sailors, and airmen serving overseas. It was published at facilities around the world. Original.

CONTENTS

HONORABLE DISCHARGE
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
Sketches by S/Sgt. Robert Greenbalgh

INVENTORY, U.S.A.
SGT. ROBERT BENDINER
After the years of war, peacetime takes some getting used to,
but the nation is slowly swinging into its postwar stride.

SWEATING IT OUT...
Europe
YANK EUROPEAN STAFF
Some occupation deals are good and some are
lousy, and the biggest gripe is still chicken.
Pacific
SGT. ROBERT MacMILLAN
From Kilroy to the colonel, everyone wants
to go home, and the only question is, "When"

YANK PIN-UP GIRLS
MULTIBLE PHOTOS

SAD SACK
SGT. GEORGE BAKER

THE OUTER GARMENT
SGT. RAY DUNCAN

THE SOLDIER SPEAKS:
WHAT REFORMS SHOULD BE MADE IN THE POSTWAR ARMY?

SEPARATION
EX-SGT. MERLE MILLER
Sketch by Howard Brodie
When you're on that last lap of Army before
getting out, the air is as tense as at induction.

OUT SIX MONTHS
SGT. DEBS MYERS
Two veterans separated last spring find that discharge papers aren't passports
to every GI dream, but that civilian life still beats the Army every time.

MAIL CALL

YANK CARTOONS

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Yank was considered a key "morale booster" for the men in the armed forces was the inclusion of a pin-up girl in each issue who was usually clad either in a bathing suit or some form of seductive attire. The pin-up girls included stage and screen stars.

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Historical Notes Yank was considered a key "morale booster" for the men in the armed forces was the inclusion of a pin-up girl in each issue who was usually clad either in a bathing suit or some form of seductive attire. The pin-up girls included stage and screen stars.
Condition used
Product Condition Very Good, typical minor soiling on cover
size 10.5" x 14"
Price $34.95

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