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12 issues of Yank, the US army weekly WWII magazine

Publication | Accession Number: 2004.697.3

12 issues of Yank, the army weekly, published from March 18, 1945 to September 30, 1945. Yank was published by the US Army for four years beginning June 6, 1942. It became the most widely read publication in U.S. military history, circulating more than two million copies in 21 weekly editions. Its 127 staff members were all enlisted active duty soldiers and the publication was designed and dedicated to the ordinary, low ranking soldiers of WW II. Yank featured stories about the war, pin-up girls, and cartoons poking fun at service life, including the series with the put-upon private named "The Sad Sack."

Title
Yank, the Army weekly
Date
1945 March 18-1945 September 30  (publication/distribution)
Language
English
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, The Abraham and Ruth Goldfarb Family Acquisition Fund
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 12:38:28
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