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.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Cover 7 July 1944
When in Rome, hold a Roman baby and be popular with the populace, says Pvt. Ben Pollack who was among the first American soldiers to enter the former Axis capital. YANK'sSgt. George Aarons photographed Pvt. Pollack standing on a motorcycle surrounded by a happy, well-dressed crowd.