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World War II Newspapers and Propaganda

Identifier: MS-2992

  • Staff Only

This collection contains newspaper clippings and issues of Yank Magazine.


  • 1943-1945

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.


1.25 Linear Feet


This collection contains newspaper clippings and issues of Yank Magazine.

Biographical/Historical Note

Yank, the Army Weekly was a newspaper distributed during World War II by the United States Military. The first issue of the publication was made on June 17, 1942. It was originally only made available for soldiers overseas, but by its fifth issue, it was made available to all serving members of the US. It was never distributed for public consumption. The last issue of the weekly was published on December 28, 1945.


This collection consists of two folders.

Acquisition Note

This collection is property of the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA