Excerpts and pictures from the soldier's "Yank" Magazine as well as other references of the life and times of the World War II era.
Thursday, August 13, 2009
YANK Cover 11 Aug 1944 Down Under Edition
Service with a smile, says Cpl. Louis (Gunga Din) Cziperle, as he totes a bunch of water-filled canteens to his thirsty comrades on Hollandia, Netherlands New Guinea. Louis would perfer the kind of water they have to drink back in his home town, East Chicago, Ind.--but there's a war in the way.