1940s, Culture, History, Humor, Nostalgia, Pics, Vintage

Inside Yank, Part II

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Yank addressed the realities of the American soldier in his own words, from discharge to depression, all in one panel.

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This issue summed up the progress made in the war over the past year, without mincing words (B-29s pounded hell out of the Jap mainland).

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The common bond of a shared experience gave comfort to men who had been to hell and back.  Humor was often the best salve.

Yank009Here a British soldier conveys the perception of American soldiers as lousy lovers:

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Grand company indeed.

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Interesting words from FDR, who had passed only eight months prior to this publication. Yank014

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