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Really neat two page, color poster
for the movie "Ball of Fire" starring Gary Cooper and
Barbara Stanwyck. This issue has a follow-up photo and
paragraph for Marguerite Sharpe (March 10, 1941 Government
girl), Schoolteacher Dorothy Albrecht (May 12, 1941),
Cannie Morris Turnipseed (January 13, 1941), Boardinghouse
mother Mrs. G. Harwood Frost (May 5, 1941), Raymond
Carlton (August 11, 1941), Bruce Bieber (July 7, 1941)
and others. First War pictures in Pacific. Interesting
piece on Scouting Planes. First ten days of the war
at sea. Prime Minister Churchill addresses US Congress.
War in the Far East hinges on Manila and Singapore.
Washington goes to war - close-up. Photo essay - Japan's
industries are all geared to war. Aides relieve nurse
shortage. Life goes riding on a Navy recruiting train
including photos of Helen Hale, Lonnie Thomas, Robert
William Young and others. A number of pages of photographs
of Abraham Lincoln over the years. Two page color United
Aircraft Corporation ad with seven different kinds of
planes and a list of planes in the war.
Good - $30
Russian courage and cold rout Nazis,
including photo of cavalry. Too Neat full page Electric
companies ad with parachutist. Photo - Baby giant panda
makes debut at Bronx Zoo. New Year's eve celebrations,
including "Remember Pearl Harbor." Gloria
Morgan Vanderbilt weds Pasquale di Cicco. Rockefeller
center - photo essay, New York City. Pacific coast defense
- photo essay. Betty Bruce wins triumph with tapping
toes, tap dancing, great mid-motion photo. Macaroni
and spaghetti standards. Charming full page color Carnation
milk ad with boy nearly adult sized. Full page Toushay
lotion ad, curiously spelled, not Touche. Full page
Western Electric ad showing pilot with throat mike.
Smokeout created on purpose by the US Steel Corp. in
Gary, Indiana to provide cover against enemy planes.
Two page Lady Pepperell Sheets ad. Life goes to a wedding
in the Soong family: T.A. Soong and Jih-iung Woo in
San Francisco. Cute color Coca-Cola ad on back cover.
Full page Teel liquid dentifrice ad - use instead of
Tooth pastes and powders.
Very Good - $34
Good - $24
Life Magazine January 19, 1942 : Cover - "Man from Mars" cold-weather gear worn by US Navy on North Atlantic Patrol.
Photos of the Philippines in
1898. Bright full page color Oldsmobile ad with green
B-44 car, V for Victory. WAR plans. Photo - Brooklyn
Navy yard workers volunteer for service at Pearl Harbor.
Aerial photos of the massive destruction of German battleships
at Brest. US blizzard rips through censorship - apparently
weather reports were censored for security. Full page
color Van Camp's Pork and Beans ad with Mrs. Josephine
Culbertson. Hollywood air-raid rehearsals. Rubber recycling
and rubber rationing. Desert tank fighting. Alaska waits
for war, including float plane at Sitka air base, photo
of Ketchikan harbor, much more. Ballet, including color
photos of Alexandra Danilova, Tamara Toumanova, and
Irina Baronova. Curious case of Mary Cassatt, painter.
Swing Shift dance for the people who get off work at
midnight, California, including photos of Hildred Hathhorn,
Kenneth Keeney, Lucile Betz, Verna Stephenson, Dick
Terry, Ernie Wood, Bobbie Burbette and others. Charming
little piece about Bill Foster folding himself into
small foot locker, Air Corps Gunnery School.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
British commandos raid
Hitler's europe. Jane Russell. Boxer Joe Louis. Curious
half page Listerine Tooth Paste ad with woman in long
gown playing baseball. Carole Lombard dies in air crash.
Donald Nelson gets world's biggest single job, chairman
of the war production board. Casey Jones, John Luther
Jones, famous railroad engineer who died in crash. War
in Iran. Eugene Grace. Winter outdoor fashions. Boar
hunting in Tennessee. Curious full page color Canadian
Club whiskey ad with ski-rocketing at St. Moritz (speed
skiing with a parachute for a brake). Awful photo of
a daschund with 500 porcupine quills in him, including
blinded eye - from Margot de Jimenez in Guatemala. Life
goes boar hunting in Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee.
Movie "This Above All." Movie of the Week
: Sullivan's Travels. Cool full page color International
Trucks ad with fire truck and yellow airplane from the
Royal Canadian Air Force. Full page photo of torpedoed
U.S. Absoraka. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with
bowler Low Jackson of St. Louis.
Good - $18
Fair (All Very Good, but cover has a mild scratch) - $12
submarines wage war in American waters. Photo - Sumner
Welles responds to Latin cheers at Rio conference. Charming
half page California Prune Growers ad with twins in
high chairs. Advancing British add new ruins to African
landscape. Photo of heavily damaged Latvian freighter
Ciltvaira. Nice full page Mimeograph ad with Bomber
Production Line, art by Norman Price, airplane. Americans
rush to buy war bonds and stamps. Jap strike at the
heart of Singapore. Churchill's flight - a report by
his pilot, Captain Kelly Rogers. Moscow journal from
the memoirs of the Marquis de Caulaincourt. Photo essay
- US Warplanes in color including the B-19, B-24, B-17,
B-26, B-25, A-20A, A-17A, P-38, P-43, PB2Y-2, PBM-1,
SB2C-1, SB2U-3, F4U-1, F4F-3, and others in black and
white. The short bob becomes a wartime style. Pictures
of snow crystals. Life goes calling on two new Naval
recruits, Harold and Harry Martinson of Roland, Iowa.
Full page Texaco ad, the Texas Company, with aviation
theme. Chilling picture of airplane wreckage from German
- British clash in Libya. Photo of "Allan Jackson" sinking
survivors. "City of Atlanta" survivors. Tanker "Malay"
survives sub attack and makes it in to port. Page of
ten ship photos of those sunk by Germans.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine February 9, 1942 : Cover - Versailles chorus girls, Kay Buckley, Eleanor Moore, Tilda Goerze, and Vera Devine.
Cute full page color Pillsbury's Farina ad with baby.
Very nice full page Goodrich tires ad with anti-aircraft
guns on parade. Half page Pequot Sheets ad with small
child on his first pair of skis. The Americas declare
their unity at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. British who died
at Tobruk are buried on their battlefield. Sea Battle
of Makassar Strait. Battle of Bataan. Shut up, America
- new posters warn against gossip. Ladies of the House
of Orange smile in exile. Photo of Infantile paralysis
(polio) victim Gerry King calling at the White House.
Nice full page color Nectar Tea ad (A & P grocery)
with ski lodge theme, though snowshoes are more evident
in photo. Torpedo boats strike I the Pacific. Loyal
US Japs teach Army trainees Jujitsu. Night clubs enjoy
wartime boom. Nazi-ruled Italy hates this war. Photo
essay - Australia, imperiled continent resembles the
US. New soldier art. Mexican cartoons dynamite the Axis.
Portrait of a Nazi soldier by Alan Moorehead. A party
for the Ambassador and Mme. Litvinov. Full page Allison
aircraft engine ad - mostly text, General Motors. Full
page color Greyhound bus ad. WAY CUTE Formfit bra ad,
full page, color.
Good - $28
Life Magazine February 16, 1942 : Cover - Singer and Soldier, Shirley Lloyd and David S. Ingall of Plymouth, Michigan.
Auto plants are closed for war. Photo - Pearl Harbor
widows report for work at Aircraft factory. Atlanta
stages bicycle parade to boost rubber conservation.
Movie stars offer blood as Red Cross starts drive. Fun
full page Kayser stockings ad, Victory stockings made
of Rayon. Pictures of Pearl
Harbor disaster show its hell. Army sweethearts
sing and broadcast for troops. The Homestead entertains
Jap diplomats as patriotic duty. Article - America's
war and America's peace by Henry R. Luce. Photo essay
- US Corps of Engineers. War breeds heroes in US forces.
America's medals of honor and battle flags. Skeezix
is 21 (art). Charming full page color Carnation Milk
ad with little girl in mother's shoes. Sutures show
fine art of knots and stitches. Care of the wounded
on the Bataan front. A skiing weekend at Timberline
Lodge on Mt. Hood, Oregon with Timberline Ski Club.
Nice color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with soda jerk
lady and military men.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine February 23, 1942 : Cover - Guns for American merchant ships, 3" and 5" guns at New York Navy Yard.
color poster for movie "Mr. Bug goes to Town" - this
is an animated film. Photo of crew of Rick Island Rocket
train turning watches to WAR TIME in a blizzard, the
president had the nation convert to War Time to conserve
700,000,000 kwatts of power of industry use. An era
of empire ends at Singapore. US goes on war time. US
Navy raids Gilbert and Marshall Islands. Germans impose
mass death on Red prisoners and Poles. The huge ship
"Normandie" burns at New York pier, great photos. Article
- the First Japanese mission to America by Yanagawa
Masakiyo. Photo essay - Broadway theater season. Photo
essay - Brooklyn Navy Yard. Aviation - Aerial warfare
soars into the stratosphere, high-altitude flying with
gas masks and such. Harry Wickey sculptures Hell's Kitchen.
Sears, Roebuck shows summer styles at Ritz. Life's photo-reporter
team are Jap prisoners. Roll of Honor. Life goes calling
at Blenheim palace. Charming little piece about Douglas
Gorr collecting rubber bands for rubber conservation.
Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Peggy Lennox
who trains pilots.
Excellent - $50
Very Good - $38
Nice full page Bell Telephone ad with three
men marching in unison, one from each of the branches
of the military. Tongue-in-cheek drive sends bundles
of care goods to Congress who had just voted themselves
a pension. Six ways to invade the US. Douglas aircraft
workers hear production pep talk. Great job done in
Binghamton, New York with salvage collection, including
Marshall English, Jenny Bowen and others. Allied vs.
Axis navies, includes chart of ships, with names and
types plus markings showing if they have been sunk or
damaged. Farmers learn how to milk cows in a blackout,
cows had to learn to come to a lantern instead of whole
barn being lit up. Rear guard in Luzon. Chiang Kai-shek.
Full page Old Gold cigarettes ad with Barbara Lown and
William J. Bursaw, Jr., queen and king of the 1941 Middlebury
College Winter Carnival. The famous Ginger Rogers -
feature article. Cornelius Warmerdam breaks world pole-vault
record. Fireman's art - Brian Gilks, Norman Hepple,
W.S. Haines, Philip North-Taylor, Leonard Rosoman, E.A.
Turpin, J.W. Orr, H.N. Manwaring.
Excellent - $64
Good - $38
Japanese carry war to California coast (submarine shelled
oil fields at Ellwood, California), including the bit
about two civilian homes hit but no enemy aircraft,
home of Hugh G. Landis. Interesting full page Mennen
Pharmaceutical ad about the danger to new baby caused
by germy visitors. Joan Fontaine receives academy award.
Japanese aliens living in the US are moved - this has
to be the beginning of internment. Subs get another
tanker off Atlantic coast "R.P. Resor." Canadians stage
Nazi invasion of Winnipeg. John Barrymore meets daughter
Diana Barrymore on his 60th birthday. Barrage balloons
guard sky over strategic areas. Rescue from Howland
Island, Thomas Bederman and Mattson. Nice full page
Woodbury soap ad with Betty Cordon and motorcycle. Photo
essay - Maine in winter. Photo essay - how to shoot
a machine gun. Table tennis, Louis Pagliaro. Rules for
pet care during air raids. Pictures - Florida's Cypress
gardens. Life reports on the Shape of Women. On tour
with the Philadelphia symphony. Cute half page color
Texaco ad with Fred Allen with five telephones. Lovely
full page color Palmolive soap ad with baby. Louis Pagliaro
is a table tennis champion.
Good - $40
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover lightly rubbed, lightly soiled) - $25
Life Magazine March 16, 1942 : Cover - Private Charles Edward Teed, US Infantry, of Effingham, Illinois.
rejects Vichy's explanations of its working with Nazis.
Charming full page Weather-Bird and Peters Diamond brand
shoes with go cart race. Detroit has race riot. Germans
execute five Russian guerrillas. Wartime censorship
in England. India - photo essay. A Farm party at Overlook
farms (Hislop) near Columbus, Ohio. Full page color
Mobilgas ad with Man O' War horse. Lend-lease cargoes
flow faster to United Nations. Navy task force shoots
down 16 bombers in Pacific. US Army is reorganized into
three top commands. Wartime censorship in England. Close-up
- US Army private (Teed). Beef shank bone returns to
family pot. Great Lakes Naval training station produces
crack teams. Soap films solve problems in higher mathematics.
Cute set of photos of Chimpanzees acting like humans.
Super fantastic full page color White Rock sparkling
mineral water ad with nymph on motorcycle. Feature article
on India, including Mahatma Gandhi and Indian troops.
Good - $35
Heartwarming full page color
Cannon Towels ad with little girl and her doll, highlights
several different dated colors, patterns and textures
of towels. Full page Westinghouse ad with Maritime Commission
theme and nice artwork by Ben Stahl "Reykjavik
Iceland off the port bow!". US troops find war
in Australia. England's Queen Mother stands sponsor
for newest grandchild. Cartoons showing humor from military
camps, art by Dave Breger (Fort Jay NY), Phil Berube
(U.S.S. Breckenridge), Sleigh, Fokmosh, Pvt. Baker,
and others. Half page Kellogg's cereal ad with Mildred
Inwood. Half page Pepsodent tooth powder ad with Bernice
and Bernadette Fitzgerald. Gorgeous full page color
Shell ad with gunner in "greenhouse" in airplane.
Nice full page color Lockheed aircraft ad featuring
several camouflage planes and Air Mail stamp. Photos
of tanker Blum blown in half by mines near Cape Hatteras.
Negro pilots get wings at Tuskegee Institute. Stage
and screen stars help entertain soldiers, includes photo
of Daniel Hechtman, George Krantek, Dick Noel. Two page
Niblets Canned Corn ad with art by Norman Rockwell.
Soap rationing in London - super photo with chimney
sweeps (John Bull and Bill Holmwood). Tom Connally,
Senate Foreign relations committee. Florida at War.
Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team spring training in Havana,
Cuba, including photos of Dolph Camilli, Billy Herman,
Peewee Reese, Arsky Vaughan, and Leo Durocher, plus
others. Homemade hats in color - great! Sculptor Louis
Jonas works in abandoned railroad station. Exodus of
the Bongs. Iceboating championship at Mt. Clemens, Michigan
with Bob Degowske, Dave Hall, Dick Graff, Al Pochelon.
Curious article about high school students building
small wooden airplane models to be used in training
pilots and gunners.
Good - $20
American pilots in Burma shoot down 300
Jap planes in 90 days. Army seizes 200,000 pounds of
scrap metal from Indiana Junk dealer Schumak. US freighter
sinks U-Boat, with Peter Wendt. Close-up - Prime Minister
Tojo of Japan. Photo of Frank Schumak, Indiana junk
dealer who has stockpiled (and not turned over) a huge
pile of scrap metal. Photo essay - Submarine school
at New London, Connecticut. Gardens for the US at war.
Boris Karloff's party. Full page color poster page for
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book movie. British bombing
of Paris. Nice full page color Calvert whiskey ad with
tigers in dance contest. Big A.E.F. reaches Australia.
Hero-hungry nation goes for MacArthur in a big way.
British smear Renault tank plant in War's top air raid.
Farewell to Bataan. Clipper to Africa. Education - Children
in wartime. Gifted Peale family added glory to US art.
Wartime junk jewelry combines non-priority stuff and
nonsense. Dalmatians get war training in Boston. Shirley
Temple grows up. Full page color ad for Orson Welles'
radio picture "The Magnificent Ambersons."
Very Good - $42
Attractive full page
Bell telephone ad with "A United Nation" theme.
West coast Japs are interned in Mountain camp (!!) -
Manzanar reception center in Owens Valley.Food pours
into France but Germans snatch it. Famous guns are salvaged
for new US Victory. Guerrillas on Oregon coast ready
guns for invasion. Photos of the West Virginia university
wins basketball tourney. Three men on a raft for 34
days, Harold Dixon, Anthony Pastula, and Gene Aldrich.
Photo essay - Bomber task force. Small fry (children's)
clothes. Industrial accidents jump in wartime. Janet
Blair. Episcopal Confirmation. Fun full page Kellogg's
All Bran ad that looks like illustrated poem "Song
of the Admiral's daughter." Old New Orleans Ironwork.
Senator Langer wins over "Moral Turpitude" charge. Full
page color Lockheed aircraft ad with the Lightning Interceptor
Pursuit (two fuselages). Full page color Chesterfield
ad with Joan Bennett in American Women's Voluntary Services
uniform. US Government war art. Army's iron rations.
Very Good - $62
Very nice full page
Vitality shoes ad with three women. Super full page
color Dr. West's toothbrush ad with nurse. Philippine
epic - General MacArthur and his men make a Thermopylae
of Bataan. Interesting full page General Electric ad
for car headlights, war workers who must drive at night.
Bomber crews see Consolidated Aircraft Corporation bomber
plant in San Diego. Close-up - Robert Nathan. Photo
essay - Tulsa high schools make progressive theories
work. Voices of defeat - dissident groups sow lies and
hate within the US. Runner Leslie MacMitchell is top
US miler. Marshall Davis sketches US soldiers enjoying
favorite tunes. Army High Command. Jane Russell in publicity
shots. How Edward O'Hare downed five Jap planes in one
day. A scrap (salvage) party given by William H. Coburn
in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Two page color Good
Year ad with blimp - it puts the finger on U-boats.
Excellent full page Old Gold cigarettes ad with Debby
Condon (Mrs. R.T. Red Condon) in Color art and photo.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
Life Magazine April 20, 1942 : Cover - Peggy Jeanne Ellis models slacks approved by WPB regulations.
full page color Ethyl Corporation ad with a bunch of
labeled planes. Interesting full page Parke, Davis and
Company ad with Flying fortress about manpower. Full
page WEstinghouse ad with nice anti-aircraft gun art
by Walter Richards. Full page US Army recruiting ad
with improbable art of plane and bomb. Ballerina Vera
Zorina leads elephant ballet in circus. OK - practically
every ad in this issue has a military or defense them.
Bataan wounded, including photos of Josephine Nesbitt,
Helen Hennessey, Macario Miranda, Frank Adamo, others.
War days on Corregidor. Photos of various military parades
in big American cities. Military roll of honor, names
and photos. A title to remember, England falls in love
with Russia. How to build a battleship - photo essay.
Western engineers survey snow to measure summer run-off.
Women lose pockets and frills to save fabrics. Whitney
museum of American art. Muscle men break records. Stanton
family at war. Nice full page color Camel cigarette
ad with Joe DiMaggio, baseball.
Good - $25
China asks India whether it will fight. Interesting
full page General Motors ad that is almost all text
"We've stolen a year's march on the Axis, because
right NOW we're building airplane engines at the rate
we were expected to hit in late Spring 1943". Big
bombers move off assembly line, great photos including
B-24D plane. US bombs Tokyo. Women in uniform march
for a cause. Vermont maple syrup harvest. Very varied
collection of photos taken of same model, Hilary Harris
in a single night, Isham mansion photography class.
Normandie's epic hulk sprawls at NY pier. Charming full
page color Beautyrest ad with art by John Falter, married
couple sleeping in separate twin beds. Photos (and names)
of a bunch of babies named for Macarthur, such as Douglas
MacArthur Salavec. Radio - photo essay. Employees of
the Department of Justice swim together. Artist Tom
Lea catches soldiers at work. Civil Air patrol. US bathrooms
take it on spout as WPB outlaws most metal goods. Party
at Santa Monica with Soldiers & starlets.
Very Good - $30
Funny series of photos of a Jeep dumping
out colonel on river wire-crossing, OK - it wasn't funny
to the colonel Edgar DeMuth. Neat full page Electric
companies ad with repairman on electric pole. Photo
- Russian parents lament dead son at scene of German
execution. American convoy reaches Australia. Rather
amazing photo of Bob Densmore and George Jenings in
a running race. Joan Crawford sprains back doing the
Jitterbug. Ohio State Penitentiary prisoners train for
war. Terminal Island Prison is a receiving station for
US Navy recruits, yup - some probably thought they were
going into prison. Battleship Tirpitz. Maryland coeds
stage obstacle race. Seven soldiers have mass wedding
at Fort Bliss. Malta is most bombed spot in the world.
Nice full page Bates home furnishings ad with John Kimbrough
and sailor Lionel Adams, Mimi Berry. Full page color
Allison aircraft engines ad with Curtiss P-40 in neat
pose. Milk - photo essay. Joan Fontaine and Olivia de
Havilland. Arthur Tauber. Here is a Neat railroad piece
: a day at Yemassee Junction, Atlantic Coast Line and
Charleston & Western Carolina.
Excellent - $48
Very Good - $35
GREAT full page Brewing Industry ad
with workman and lunch box, Mike Anders. US opens war
on inflation. Toscanini leads audience in "Star-spangled
banner." Sergeant Alvin C. York signs up again - World
War I vet. Chicago's Col. M'Cosmic makes hit as US counterpart
of Co. Blimp. Germans photograph bombing of Russian
battleships at Kronstadt. British photograph bombing
of Nazi U-boat base at St. Nazaire. Death in the line
of duty comes to Life correspondent Melville Jacoby
and to General Harold H. George. Captain Wheless' own
story of exploit. How Japan wages war. Photo essay -
Hawaii at war. Close-up - Flying cadet Jim McIlyar.
Dave Freeman in unbeatable at Badminton. Half page Sun
Mates black suits ad with Craig Wood, golf champion.
Fluffy ruffle blouses. Movie - Saboteur. Barse Miller
paints US soldiers. Katharine Hepburn returns to home
town of Harford in new comedy. Mackay day at University
of Nevada. Cute half page Airman shirts ad with color
art by Petti. Full page color Kellogg's Rice Krispies
ad. Full page color Coty makeup ad with Carmel Fitzgerald.
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, but first three pages have a water marked edge) - $10
Extraordinarily patriotic full page color Pennsylvania
Railroad ad with the launching of a warship. Japanese
sweep through Burma. St. Vincent's hospital in New York
has air raid rehearsal. Submarine "Peto" hits water
sideways in Great Lakes launching, Manitowoc Shipbuilding
company. D.A.R. makes history at Chicago meeting. Cameraman
catches final second of suicide dive, Mary Margaret
Miller. Roosevelt harvests crop of Navy keels. How British
in Burma escaped Jap trap. Photo essay - World oil.
Photo essay - bombardier school, Midland, Texas. Close-up
- Admiral Land. Short nightgowns. Newt Loken is best
all-around gymnast. Game of Go enthralls US players.
Charles Boyer teaches starlet how to kiss - pictures.
Australian slang. Mardi Gras in Rio with Orson Welles.
Nice full page color Mr. West's Vray dental crème
ad. Full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon cartoon ad. Unusual
Full page poster ad for movie "My Gal Sal" starring
Rita Hayworth and Victor Mature. Charming group of reader-submitted
photos showing soldiers leaving home, goodbye kisses
and such, including Mr. and Mrs. Ray Powell of Des Moines.
Very Good - $52
Life Magazine May 25, 1942 : Cover - Spring planting, Bruce Large on tractor in Barnes County, North Dakota.
Norman Bel Geddes'
models re-enact Naval battle. Extremely cute photo -
Actress Rita Hayworth stitches the britches of Private
Luther Eklund. Armed forces throughout the US celebrate
Mother's day. Nice full page Jantzen swim suit ad "...direct
hit every time.". Coast guard tracks down subs
off Eastern coast. Davenport, Iowa, shows US how to
sell war bonds. English school girl Pamela Eades reports
on Dover bombings. American Military tradition. Photo
essay - spring planting. Tom Lea paints North Atlantic
patrol. Army Trainasium at Fort Knox exercises 60 men
at once. Cartoons show air cadets' mistakes (plane crash
reasons). Life goes on a bicycle weekend - Shippen school
girls and Franklin & Marshall college boys pedal
through Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. Full page color
Martin aircraft ad with Martin B-26 bomber.
Very Good - $34
Fair (All Very Good with Excellent cover, complete, but missing staples) - $12
Fair (All Very Good, nice, but has a number of creased corners) - $12
Fair (All Good, but cover has mild wear and a crease) - $10
hit Britain's bath Horse age returns to Boston's back
bay. Nice full page movie poster ad for Miss Annie Rooney
with Shirley Temple. Medals awarded to 80 heroes of
bombing raid on Japan, name and photos. Mauna Loa volcano
is bombed to divert lava in Hawaii. Close-up - General
Brereton. Yale at war - photo essay. Stevens Point Wisconsin
salvage effort. Electron microscope. Buzz Wagner. RAF
bombs his Lubeck and Rostock. US Fliers are decorated
for bombs that hit Japan. Movie - Tortilla Flat. Nice
full page USO ad with military art by Albert Dorne.
Natural History - Blue Jays. Tall tales session in Texas,
Texas State College for Women in Denton. Color Camels
ad on back cover with US Bombers. Very cute full page
color Texaco ad with child with broken doll. Full page
color Dextrose sugar ad with Stork. Full page color
Palmolive soap ad with patriotic theme and beautiful
woman. Photos of young Miss Ruth Davis of Portland,
Oregon, and her four feet of hair.
Good - $24
Fair (All Good, but cover is mildly soiled) - $12
Unusual full page Pepperell
fabrics ad with military men washing clothes in a river.
US launches 21 big ships on maritime day. Photo - Enlisted
men place leis on graves of Pearl Harbor dead in Hawaii.
US women troop to enlist in WAAC. Flight from Burma.
Nice full page Campbell's tomato juice ad with very
rosy-cheeked people. The Australians, by Cecil Brown.
Photo essay - Wartime parties. US fighter planes step
up their firepower. Research shows that children's daubs
are pictures of emotions. Magician warns soldiers of
new plague of cardsharps. New methods produce golf and
tennis balls without crude rubber. Princess Elizabeth's
birthday party. Full page Shinola white shoe shine ad.
Very funny article and photos of active games and tricks,
such as musical chairs and spin the bottle. Full page
color Lockheed ad with P-38
Lightning airplane in green. Two page color Good Year
aircraft ad with US Army plane. Full page Association
of American Railroads ad with tank on train. Cute full
page color Old Gold ad with girl getting "pinned" with
her boyfriend's fraternity pin.
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, but cover is faintly speckled) - $14
Neat full page Goodrich tires ad
with photo of the Burma road, which must be the most
winding road in the world. Nice full page color Greyhound
bus ad "Serve American Now!" Humorous little
bit on how army life is good for losing fat, Angelo
J. Vaglio. Another cute full page Cannon sheets ad.
British bomb Germany's war industry. Photo - Australian
soldiers are blown into air by accidental explosion.
1,000 men of Houston enlist to replace crew of lost
cruiser. 3,000 catholic children blessed at once by
Bishop in Buffalo. Full page Brewing Industry ad with
fisherman. Full page Smith - Corona typewriter ad with
Susan Wood of Mansfield, Ohio, and John Watts of Governors
Island, New York. West point graduation. California
crops rot in fields. Burma mission. Negroes at war -
photo essay, negro troops, including Pentecost Daniel,
Will Black, George Thompson (Nashville), Leslie Lewis,
Joseph Caliban, Mel Nickerson, Moses Baker, Pacific
Parachute Company, Norfolk Navy Yard, and more. Aviators
farewell party with Kay Presbrey, Helen Stedman, Betty
Lewis, Maurine Zollman, June McDonagh Nancy Ritscher
and more. Learning dirty fighting at Fort Meade. Nurses
Good - $20
Super nice full page color Kellogg's corn
flakes ad with Joe Wuller of Pan American and Clipper
airplane. Neat full page American locomotive ad with
train engine in the air, tank, and more. Three greatest
nations sign alliances. Britain and USSR make a power
pact. Photos of Russian Army fighting on. USS Lexington
sinks to her grave in the Coral Sea. Racing hits wartime
boom as public jams tracks. Newsreel shots show speedy
occupation of Madagascar. A young product of Hitler's
education returns home, Egan, Kurt, and Ingelore Puthe.
Yet another gorgeous half page Yardley lavender soap
ad. Burma mission - part 2. Photo essay - logistics,
the science of supplying an army. Furlough brides marry
in haste but have formal weddings. Broadway critics
go wild over trained-dog act. Movie - This gun for hire.
Marbles-mad Beloit crowns a new Mibs king, Phil Samp.
Pictures - Hawaiian Islands have many races. Small town
barbershop, Grover Kohl's in Amenia, New York. Life
goes fishing for land-locked salmon in Maine with Horace
and Muriel Tapply at Eagle Lake. Nice full page color
General Motors truck and coach ad. Nice full page color
A & P Markets ad. Nice full page Mimeograph ad with
sailor and girl.
Good - $20
Carrier supplants Battleship as fleet's indispensable
weapon. Army units thrill New York in War mobilization
parade. Modern aircraft carriers. Charming full page
Veedol Motor oil ad with car on cushion. First pictures
of Jap invasion of Burma reach US. US Bombers hit Jap
force in Aleutians, Alaska. Murder without passion is
Nazi method with Russian civilians. Henry J. Kaiser,
No. 1 shipbuilder. Photo essay - USO. Movie - Eagle
squadron. Harold Winfield Scott paints "Rootin' Tootin'
cowboys."" The Air Forces come to Victoria, Texas. Salvage
fashion fair shows how to make wearable from scraps.
Army and LIFE combine to publish field manual. Submarine
trip to Japanese waters by John Field. Life goes to
a radio broadcast - Mrs. Daniel Doyle hosts "Truth or
Consequences" in West Townsend, Massachusetts. Cute
full page color Clicquot Club ginger ale ad inside back
cover - "lemonade" stand. Neat full page color Chesterfield
ad with handsome man and a huge rivet gun. Full page
movie poster ad for "Sergeant York" starring Gary Cooper.
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Missing in Action - with 66 boys lost on Bataan,
the people of Harrodsburg, Kentucky pay their price
for freedom. Allied tanker burns off Florida coast.
Subs continue their heavy toll along Atlantic seaboard.
First casualties of war in Alaska arrive home. US girls
in uniform help make weapons of war, Marguerite Kershner
and Linda Gray, workers at Boeing factory in Seattle.
Nice full page color Mobilgas ad with handsome horse
head. Lease-Lend aid reaches USSR by roads through Iran.
Close-up - Donald Nelson. Photo essay - the Fighting
South. Life's art competition for men in the Armed Forces.
Pictures - a girl's guide for entertaining soldiers,
this is an especially charming piece. Life goes to a
Military prep school commencement, Shattuck, Minnesota.
Nice full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad inside
back cover. Just plain gorgeous full page Coty makeup
ad, very simple, with woman and soldier. Full page Stromberg-Carlson
ad radio and telephone communication gear, shows man
in war trench.
Very Good - $60
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover has mild soil) - $30
Life Magazine July 13, 1942 : Cover - Alexander Le Gerda, 853rd Ordnance Company, Gunnery School, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Full page Philco Corporation ad with "Axis Nightmare"
art by Hugh Hutton. British photograph their destruction
of Cologne. Full page color Dr. West's tooth brush ad
with charming women in military uniform. Full page color
Niblets corn ad with farm painted by Adolf Dehn. Wilhelmina
of the Netherlands spends summer in Massachusetts. Nazi
saboteurs caught by FBI should be put to death. War
Heroes visit and conquer Hollywood. The battle for Egypt
by Clare Boothe. Photo essay - TVA, Tennessee Valley
Authority, it is working overtime for war. Aerial gunners
protect long-range bombers. Painted legs are summer
solution to stocking problem. Griffith Coale pictures
his north Atlantic adventures. The Press in wartime.
Life goes canoeing along the Potomac, including photos
of Ira Kale, Jackie Fultz, and Harry Raider. Full page
color Eveready flashlight ad for civilian wartime use.
Full page color Lockheed ad inside front cover with
P-38 airplane. Nice little group of photos showing how
to turn an "unessential" tablecloth into a
useful skirt. Charming photos of Fritz Weinschenk and
his military duffle bag - trick for keeping track of
it. full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Douglas
Aircraft Company engineer Tom Floyd.
Good - $28
Fair (All Very Good, with Very Good cover, but minor water mark at lower spine end) - $22
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover loose from staples and a bit rough there) - $15
Life Magazine July 20, 1942 : Cover - Short coat, Betty Jane Hess who is actually at Jones beach (see LIFE August 10, 1942).
Two page Westinghouse electric home appliances
ad pertaining to "Health For Victory" clubs. Neat full
page Kolynos tooth powder ad with John B. Hughes, radio
broadcaster. Wonderful full page Parker pen ad about
writing to soldiers so they get mail. Axis opens its
big 1942 drive. US Air General Brereton goes to work
in New Delhi. Japanese pictures show fall of Bataan
and attack on Pearl Harbor. Full page color Mobilgas
ad with art by Frederic Stanley. England's flattened
cities clean up wreckage. The Russian battlefront by
C.L. Sulzberger. Photo essay - the Jeep. Teresa Wright
grows to stardom. Theater - This is the Army. Cody's
kids are best US swim team, Nancy Merki, Brenda Helser,
Suzanne Zimmerman and Joyce Macrae from Portland, Oregon.
All-American golf course selected : 18 different holes
from different resorts. The A.V.G. ends its famous career.
Pictures - mail from home brings kisses to US fighting
men. Life goes to a McGuffey Club picnic, Los Angeles.
Good - $24
Jap transports are bombed in Aleutians Kiska harbor.
Main front - Russia. Midway battle, Navy releases first
complete story. Biggest aluminum mill speeds US production,
Alcoa, Tennessee. War Jetsam washes up on Atlantic beaches.
Close-up - Charlie the seal. Photo essay - Atlantic
convoy. Radio - "Dear Adolf" by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Movie - Tales of Manhattan. Chickens and Eggs - six
good ways to serve them. Pictures - James Melton's antique
autos. A party at the Stage door Canteen in the basement
of the 44th Street theater, New York. Full page color
Canadian Club Whisky ad inside back cover with Bob W.,
a jockey and racing scenes. Photo of Bill Dunn Jr. with
a tricked out bicycle. Very nice full page color Palmolive
soap ad with lady and a man from each branch of the
Armed Forces. Nice full page color Studebaker ad, 90th
anniversary, building engines for Flying Fortress (with
airplane pictured). Very cute full page color Texaco
ad with cute young girl. Nice full page color Chris-Craft
boat ad, with three different military boats. Full page
color Camel cigarettes ad with Riveter Chilton Bass
and B-24 assembly worker Marjorie Blackmore and others.
Full page "March of Time" radio show from
New Delhi with really neat photo of a rank of Indians
on cool old motorcycles.
Very Good - $55
Good - $38
Nice full page color Carnation
milk ad with boys playing baseball. Battle of the Arctic
convoy. Famine and death ride into Greece. US loses
to date, by military branch, men and equipment. Extremely
cute full page color Swan soap ad with lots of cherubic
babies, all white of course. Awesome color glamour photos
(and measurements) of Hollywood's girls including Veronica
Lake, Ann sheridan, Rita Hayworth, Gene Tierney, Lana
Turner, Alexis Smith, Hedy Lamarr, Carole Landis, Rosalind
Russell, and Brenda Marshall. Still-neutral Turkey.
US Imprisons fascist Robert Noble. Shostakovich's 7th
symphony. James Petrillo. Global war teaches global
cartography. Transport planes - feature article, C-46,
C-47 (DC-3), C-54 (DC-4), B-19. Aniseikonia - eye disease.
Another nice full page Pepperell fabrics ad with art
by Anton Otto Fischer. Photo - New York's Washington
market at night, one of the most complicated pictures
LIFE ever requested, taken by Herbert Gehr. James Caesar
Petrillo, head of American Federation of Musicians -
public enemy because he stops children's concerts.
Excellent - $42
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Very very curious full page Packard motors
ad with military boat with wings, John D. Bulkeley is
mentioned. RAF plane visits Paris. The president's very
cluttered desk. Half page Pepsodent tooth powder ad
with Athalie Davis and twin sister, both stewardesses
for United Air Lines. Secrecy of US bombsight. First
pictures of bombing at Dutch Harbor, Alaska. General
Stilwell's flight from Burma. Air Cargo Transport, giant
airplanes, including the Mars made by Martin. Flight
from Burma. Nice full page Niblets corn ad with color
art of corn harvest by N.C. Wyeth. Blackout illumination.
Summer Skiing at Lassen Volcanic National Park - great
photos! Curious full page color Dextrose ad - in the
rations of the US Army. Full page color Kellogg's Corn
Flakes ad with Faraday Benedict and sailing theme. Army
trains dogs, they were worried about sabotage in Hawaii
where 1/3 of the population was Japanese. Tank Arsenal's
assembly line. Scotts hotel for women in Washington
DC, housing for single government workers with weekly
classes in office etiquette. Full page color Camel cigarettes
ad with circus aerialist Antoinette Concello.
Good - $38
Funny double page spread of early Blondie
and Dagwood cartoons. Detroit war production is slowed
by factional strife. King of England visits royal piggery
at Windsor farm. Tennis stars : Jinx Falkenburg's brothers
Bobby and Tom Falkenburg, Francisco "Pancho" Segura.
36 animals die in circus fire. Color photos of U.S.
Tanker torpedoed off Florida coast. Lord Louis Mountbatten
heads British commandos. Gandhi at home. Photo essay
- Fort Leavenworth command school. Yank Levy teaches
guerrilla fighting. Art - General MacArthur is top selling
hero in painting factory. Nyack summer theater performs
in Yoga disciple private zoo. Vermont milk train, including
photos of mail clerk Wayne Stoddard, Engineer Pete LaChance,
Conductor Whip Wheelock, passengers Thelma Thompson
and niece and nephew, Brakeman Ed Tremblay and Ted Crandall
and more. Cute full page Borden's milk ad with cows
learning first aid.
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, but has some soil on cover) - $10
Neat full page Westinghouse ad with
airplanes right side up and up side down. Marines Attack
Solomons. Surrender of US Soldiers on Bataan. Full page
Elgin watch ad and Raymong Roane who works for North
American Aviation. American cartoonists attack Gandhi.
Two page General Electric ad showing how families are
helping the war effort, including Mr. and Mrs. Emil
Haller, Florence Jones, Marie Meyer, R.J. Weppner and
others. Hollywood goes Russian. Sailor's album, a local
boy comes home on leave, Bob Reikofski. House of Windsor
poses in color. First American action of World War II,
in color. US Secret service shows how to tell good money
from bad. The French underground by Richard deRochement.
National Maritime union - photo essay. Conversation
in a Flying Fortress. Johnny Jeep hat. Russian war posters.
A Hellzapoppin' farm party, Chic Johnson's Winter Garden
Farm in Putnam county, New York. Nice full page Motor
Bus Lines of America ad. Super full page "Morale" ad
from the Brewing Industry, worker and wife. Sexy full
page color Palmolive soap ad with lady in tub. Actress
Burnu Acquanetta. Two page color Bendix Aviation corporation
ad. Great full page color Chesterfield ad with soldier.
Good - $32
Fair (All Very Good, nice, but has mild spots on cover) - $22
War in the Western desert.
Nice full page color Air Step shoes ad with fall harvest
theme. Seattle dedicates memorial, wooden obelisk. US
Diving championship in won by Anne Ross. Street fighting
in Dieppe. Ad typical of the times, it isn't advertising
anything but for workers to prevent Carelessness, casualties
caused by the "7th column." Walt Disney goes
to war - photo essay. Angora goats. Othello. Torpedo
Squadron 8. Junior mothers. US learns how to treat shock
properly. Air-minded youth is trained for future Aviation
careers. Street fighting in Dieppe with the Saskatchewan
regiment. Pictures - New York sits for Long portrait
(skyline in 1880, 1890, 1990, 1912, 1919, 1928, 1932
and other photos. Full page Packard ad with aviation
theme, including the Warhawk, a member of the P-40 family. Neat full page North American Aviation
ad with cartoon busts of Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito.
Nice full page color Royal Crown Cola ad with Dorothy
Lamour. Super full page color Texaco ad with soldier
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Fair (All Very Good, but has a very faint water mark at spine) - $12
Cute full page Reliance
Manufacturing Company ad - Kay Whitney dresses and other
clothes. Two page Pan American Clipper ad. Americans
return from Jap prison camps, included horribly mutilated
John Benjamin Powell. Donald Nelson announces he is
going to get tough, WPB. American fighters under press
fire (photos of airplanes). Soldier's wife at work,
Emily Harrison of Peoria, Illinois. Londonderry base
services American ships. The Japanese language. Brazil
goes to war. Yankee Girl by Frances Long. Photo essay
- WAAC's. War gliders - aviation. Rocky Mountain Spotted
Fever. 1,000 miles up the Volga. Full page color Pennsylvania
Railroad ad with coal mine. Life calls on the Boy King
of Iraq. Full page color Camels ad on back cover with
Women in the War. Pretty risqué half page Blackstone
Cigars ad with lady in teddy on scooter. Great full
page color Good Year ad with trucks on bulletproof tires.
Nice full page color Green Giant peas ad (same look
as Niblets ad in October 5, 1942). Full page color Allison
engines (General Motors) ad with Curtiss P-40.
Very Good - $45
Good - $35
Cute full page Cannon Percale sheets ad. Super two page
Consolidated Aircraft Corp. ad with PB2Y flying boat
(Coronado) and the Liberator B-24, and more. Super nice
full page color Milky Way ad. Japs lie about US heroes.
Crew of "Dorsetshire" are rescued in Indian ocean. USS
Prairie burns at Argentia base, Newfoundland. US marines
capture Jap spoils in Solomon islands. US Air Force
bombs Europe. Gypsy Rose Lee weds Alexander Kirkland.
Army engineers push Alaska highway through Wilderness.
Great Lakes Steamer becomes aircraft carrier, Seeandbee
becomes the Wolverine. Photo essay - Turkey stands firm
between armies. Close-up - Leon Henderson. Navy teaches
how to fight ship fires. Billy Rose's girls shine at
New York's Diamond Horseshoe. Frederic Remington. Dinghy
racing (sailboats). Women in New War jobs need exercises
for muscle aches. Army Chaplain. How to buy a sound
horse. Life goes to a war games party, employees of
American Locomotive. Full page color Schlitz beer ad
with woman singing - nice! Two page color Red Cross
Good - $20
Real war on inflation starts, includes nice photo of
Fred Meyer drugstore in Portland, Oregon. Neat full
page Packard engines ad with U-10 boat, Miss America
X, PT boats. Photo - Nazis hurl Tchaikovsky's bust
and music from his home near Moscow. Army takes over
chicago's Stevens Hotel for billeting. WPB order ends
production of Zoot suits and Juke Jackets because they
waste fabric. Nazi radio blasts neutral sweden. Georgia
court. Railroads at war. Konigstein prison. Teaching
rifle marksmanship using multi-exposure photos. WAVES
uniforms. Nice colorful two page Del Monte ad showing
many of the fruits and vegetables you can get in glass
(now that metal is needed for war). Grand Jury in Lumpkin
county, Georgia. Floyd Davis. Stage School - humorous
photos of what you learn. Nice full page color Studebaker
Flying Fortress ad with art by Frederic (?). Really
neat full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad inside
back cover with mountain climbing at Mt. Hood, Oregon.
Good - $20
Willkie sells US victory to the Middle
East - trying to get the Moslems on "our side."
Curious bunch of photos in which British censors have
whited out areas on military importance, such as bridges.
Full page Piper aircraft ad for learning to fly. 4,500
model planes hang in Chicago's Union Station. Full page
Prudential insurance ad with baseball player Bob Grady.
USS Yorktown is sunk. US fighting men in Alaska, the
Aleutians, including Morgan A. Griffin, D.M. Van Ornum,
R. Dale. Nancy Love commands WAFS. William Jeffers.
Smith College girls and their excellent job prospects
during war time, including photos of Edwina Golding,
Anita Livingston Willis, Barbara Pierson Taylor, Marian
Frances Carpenter, Suzanne Cook Vroom, Georgina Dale
Harris. Miss America is Jo-Carroll Dennison, 34-22-34.
Aerial navigation. Heavy bombers, airplanes. Excellent
full page Fleischmann's Yeast ad for bread, with workman
eating his lunch. Wisconsin barn art by Frank Engebretson
of Brodhead, Wisconsin. Foreign seamen in New York City.
Ever so charming full page color Karo syrup ad with
toddler at desk. Yankees win American League baseball
championship, includes Joe DiMaggio and many others.
Scooters for kids with war themes. Extraordinarily studly
airman by John Falter in this full page Vultee aircraft
color ad. Eight days in a lifeboat, story by Chanler
A. Chapman. Columbus, Ohio Country Club.
Out of Stock -
Super full page color Good Year
ad with "World's Fastest Tricycles" - an airplane with
three wheels, an Air Cobra? Nice full page color Winchester
ad - "It's Messerschmitts, not Mallards today, Bill!"
Red Army fights for Mother Russia. Wendell Willkie writes
of interview with Stalin. Columnist Westbrook Pegler
strips his auto bumpers for scrap. Battle action in
the Solomons. American Legion opens ranks to veterans
of WWII. Armies that win by David Cort. Photo essay
- Nation's leaders take hasty lunches in crowded capital.
Eye-catcher hats. Night vision. Armored force cartoons
tell soldiers how to act if captured. Amateur photographers
can help US work out invasion plans. Lucille Ball wins
first chance as big-time star. New Experiments by Andreas
Feininger - pictures. Nebraska's scrap campaign. US
Army Nurses in New Caledonia. Very nice full page color
Whitman's chocolate sampler ad with military theme.
Amazing two page color Buick ad for gun shell casings,
includes copy of Flint, Michigan newspaper. Nice full
page Niblets corn ad (same look as Green Giant ad in
September 7, 1942).
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Life Magazine October 12, 1942 : Cover - Francis William Penfield (skimpily clad!) at outdoor California assembly line for P-38 planes.
Posters to promote safety in flying. Cute full
page Cannon sheets ad with military wife. Neat full
page mimeograph ad pertaining to older, experienced
workers returning to work. Mahatma Gahdi calls for total
disobedience to British Government of India. Oregon
shipyard launches victory ship in ten days. Hitler speaks
to German people. Canadian destroyer Assiniboine proudly
sinks Nazi U-Boat. Somerset, Kentucky welcomes home
flier Ed Kiser who shot down 8 Japanese planes. RAF
bombs Dusseldorf. Boston rumor clinic. Madame Litvinoff.
Soldiers' wives give up home and job for camp life with
husbands, including George and Violet Conn, Richard
and Gertrude Metzger, Edward and Geraldine Klenke, Amos
and Maxine Burke, Henry and Ellen Schuppner, Edward
and Catherine Pulver, John and Marion FAlowski, Louis
and Mildred Silverstein, Frank and Renee Mundorf and
others. Curious photo of Rubber Administrator Bill Jeffers
at the start of a bicycle race in Sun Valley.. New Post
office murals show Missouri history. Western USA at
war, big industry, more. War-stamp tease. Greatest greyhound
Never Roll. Charles Dana Gibson and wife at home, famous
Good - $24
US high-altitude bombers hit Nazis, close-up
photo of fliers in gear. Lovely full page color Dr.
West's tooth brush ad with women in military uniform.
Photo - Remains of Jaime Nuno being moved to Mexico
City. Full page color Bendix Aviation ad with Radio
Compass. Right and Wrong way to stop whisky - it's being
converted into 190-proof industrial spirits. First merchant
marine distinguished service medal given to Edwin F.
Cheney of Yeadon, Pennsylvania. Sikorsky's amphibian
helicopter, with photos. Governor Stassen of Minnesota.
Steel - from ore to armaments - photo essay. Catholic
French Quebec Canada - photo essay. War-plant worker
sets world's Javelin record, Gunder Haegg. Fashion -
the "Junior Miss" figure and dresses to match.
Merchantman becomes aircraft carrier Charger. Photos
- stage handout cards in the 1880's. Christmas cards
made by military men. Super fantastic full page color
Coca-Cola with military men.
Fair (Generally Very Good, nice, but center 2 pages are battered, affects steel article) - $12
art photo of Burnu Acquanetta by Erwin Blumenfeld. Nice
one page US Army recruiting ad. Nice one page Fisher
Armament ad (division of General Motors) with tanks.
Nice full page color Sergeant's Dog Medicines ad with
Dog by Lynn Bogue Hunt. US drafts 18-year-olds for 7,500,000
army. Wendell Willkie meets the Chiangs in Chungking.
Biggest pipeline will bring oil to the East, from Texas
to Illinois. German pictures of sea lane to Murmansk,
USSR. Right handling can reduce youth crime. Toledo
court's methods combat US youth crime wave. Book - They
were expendable, by W.L. White. Photo essay - the Roosevelt
party. How to store a car for the duration. Laced corsets
in as elastic and zippers go out. Tank destroyers are
Army's answer to tank menace. Frank Sinkwich is south's
greatest football hero. Modern Brazil is a paradise
for young architects. A retreat at Fort Myer, Virginia.
Four US sergeants in Iran, Edward Schaeberle, Kenneth
Smith, Roy Eldridge, and Joseph Cudo.
Good - $32
He is credited with saying
at Pearl Harbor, "Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition."
Super full page color Good Year ad with tank on rubber
bridge. Full page color Bell aircraft ad. Jap bomber
plummets to death over Guadalcanal. Flood waters inundate
Washington, D.C. Stalingrad enters third month of unconquerable
siege. New Yorkers eat heartily on first meatless Tuesday.
Eagle squadrons switch to US Army Air Forces. Nazi bomb
kills 29 British schoolboys. British home guard learns
street-fighting in Mimic France. Article - Whose war
aims? Article - Nine men on a four-man raft by John Hersey.
Photo essay - Navy dive bombing. New US war songs. Provincetown
artist Peter Hunt, Massachusetts. How to heat your home
economically. US Navy launches USS "Iowa". USS "Washington"
- color portrait. Navy cameramen record Battle of Midway.
Trapeze artist Mary Hyde. Best war posters from the
Americas. Book of the Month luncheon - selecting the
books. Nice full page Du Barry powder ad with Edna Skinner.
Nice full page color Nash Kelvinator ad with Vought-Skiorsky
cargo plane and Navy Corsairs.
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover has small brown spots) - $10
Life Magazine November 9, 1942 : Cover - Mountain Trooper, super photo of Walter Prager with ice ax.
fights for the Solomons. Whirlaway wins $10,000 purse
in lone race. British begin new offensive in Egypt.
US treasury silver hoard lies idle as war uses outrun
supply. Nazis conscript French workers. Close-up - General
Eisenhower. The Marines on Guadalcanal. The Japanese
Zero plane. Photo essay - the Middle West. Watercolors
by Honolulu artists Ben Norris show wartime airfields.
US Mountain troops train amid snow, ice and rocks near
Fort Lewis, Washington (early 10th Mountain Division).
Fred Astaire and Hayworth dance in "You were never lovelier."
St. Louis City art museum. John Watton draws prison
life in Germany. Penny, the pet Skunk. US Fliers bomb
Hong Kong. Pictures - portraits of the Rockettes. A
party for officers at the Ritz. Nice full page color
Alcoa Aluminum ad with aircraft carrier. Full page Elgin
watch ad with Marcia Courtney of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
and ferries planes to the US Army. Full page color Nestle's
ad - chocolate is a fighting food, with art by Lawrence
Wilbur. Super full page General Motors Truck and Coach
ad - ready for desert action.
Very Good - $35
Fair (Generally Good, but cover has a scratch and mild wear) - $15
Life Magazine November 16, 1942 : Cover - Sonia Gover, the Rheingold girl, models a winter wool vest.
Super full page color
General Electric Automatic blanket ad with boy and three
dogs in a bed. Neat full page Sonotone hearing aid ad
- with factory photo showing Paul H. working in the
Brier Hill mill of Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company.
Neat one page Pepsodent ad - don't waste Pepsodent.
USA goes Republican. Congress passes greatest tax levy
in US History. War takes turn for better. Commander
Shea's last letter to his son. Army opens biggest induction
center in New York's Grand Central palace. The Dardanelles
- war laps at Turkey's trouble spot. New kind of well
delivers water to rural war plants. Life and death of
the USS Yorktown. Photo essay - amphibious war. Fuel
shortage revives old fabrics and styles. Brief history
of "Illustrated London News" weekly. Gremlins make trouble
for wartime fliers. Interceptor planes - teamwork and
precision destroy enemy bombers. Varga girls come to
life in "Du Barry was a lady." Checker Kind Hopper.
My Trip to Panama by Jinx Falkenburg. Royal wedding
in Brazil. Full page color Navy recruiters ad with questionnaire.
Full page color Lee clothing ad.
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Photos of Hollywood actors playing
Axis villains. Odd full page American Gas Association
ad with woman in kitchen looking at man with anti-aircraft
Ack-Ack gun. Full page color Texaco ad with Goose-stepping
German soldier. Puritan spirit. US takes over north
Africa. Photo - Flying fortress bombs U-boat hideouts.
World War I veterans turn in helmets for scrap. Cincinnati,
including Sidney E. Lambert. Wooser! - two page color
ad for Model smoking tobacco (you get a free 8x10 color
photo of the model of your choice). Striking full page
movie poster ad for You Were Never Lovelier with Fred
Astaire and Rita Hayworth. One-girl farm solves manpower
problem, Patricia Colleen Altree of La Center, Washington.
Bright full page movie poster ad for "I married
a witch" with Veronica Lake and Fredric March.
Boilermakers' union grows rich and powerful in wartime
boom. Life on Midway Island, with lots of photos including
named fliers. Indiana University. Abner Dean - cartoonist.
Shipwrecked in the russian Arctic. Hill and Hollow farm.
Very nice full page color Milky Way candy bar ad with
three sailors. Full page colorful Royal Crown Cola ad
with Claudette Colbert.
Very Good - $30
Fair (All Good, but cover has small rust spots at staples) - $12
Life Magazine November 30, 1942 : Cover - 18-year-old, Bob Berger, about to leave college and go to war.
color Western Electric communications ad with wartime
theme. US Naval victory in the Solomons. Americans close
in on Japs in New Guinea. First pictures of American
Landings in North Africa. Full page Pepperell fabrics
ad with art by Harvey ...? with jungle solider in mosquito
head nets. Photo - Two Stalingrad women emerge with
possessions from underground home, cellar of bombed
house. Western congressmen fight national gas rationing
as US buys up tires. Allied gains in Africa end Siege
of Malta. Girls' pictures bring luck to Armed Forces
- includes several of Rita Weinberg and Bernard Kessel
and others. Close-up - Major General Patton. Photo essay
- new Army recruits. Coffee rationing becomes effective
in US, tips on how to stretch coffee. Air transport
becomes a wartime reality - this is a major feature
about all kinds of planes and all parts of air transportation.
Focus on Robert Lyle Berger of Nebraska City, Nebraska
as a typical 18 year-old. Age regression - adults exhibit
childhood antics under hypnosis. A Soviet Embassy reception.
Full page Talon zipper ad showing how zippers are used
in new military gear. Full page Dr. Pepper soda ad.
Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with fliers reading
a map and cartography Charlotte Thon.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Life Magazine December 7, 1942 : Cover - Major John L. Smith, Marine squadron commander flyer - he shot down 19 Jap planes in 46 days.
Here is a striking ad,
full page, rather bare Bell Telephone ad "War needs
the wires this Christmas" ... (so please don't
make long distance telephone calls). Lily Pons carries
fighting French flag. Captain Rickenbacker and crew
recuperate on Pacific Isle. Boston Holocaust. Deaf people
sing national anthem. War metals - photo essay. Torpedo
bomber planes. Copacabana girls on Broadway. Edward
Laning paints Santa Fe railway at war. Gould Mansion.
Neat full page color North American Aviation ad with
Bombers in ice. Two page Consolidated aircraft ad, Liberator,
Coronado and Catalina. Cute full page color Model smoking
tobacco ad. Prison war workers build ships and produce
war goods. Captain Smith and his fighting 223. British
strip-tease tells how to save fuel. Fighting day at
an Airdrome. Santa Fe railway at war, painted by Edward
Laning. Neat half page color Texaco ad with Football
coach Fred Allen. Full page color Old South Toiletries
ad - lots of cosmetics products pictured. Feature on
War Metals, mining vanadium, molybdenum, mercury, lead
and zinc, includes Climax Molybdenum near 2Neat, Leadville
smelter, Colorado, Frank Dewey near San Francisco, Benbow
mine for chromium, more.
Very Good - $58
Good - $45
Life Magazine December 14, 1942 : Cover - Coast guard skipper, Maurice Jester recently awarded the Navy Cross.
Harbor damage revealed. 15,000 soldiers at Camp
Roberts, California attend Thanksgiving service. Wow
- nice full page color Navy Recruiting ad with pilot
and Corsair fighter plane. Newsreel cameraman gets detailed
pictures of bombing of Aircraft Carrier. Battle of Santa
Cruz, October 25-6. Boston night club fire - record
death toll reaches 492. Jap Pacific islands are perfect
defense bases. Joint United Nations planning keeps our
convoys moving. Airpower - an airman's view of how it
can win the war. Close-up - Gypsy Rose Lee. Photo essay
- US Coast Guard. Photo essay - Shepheard's hotel in
Cairo. Artist Noel Sickles shows how enemy tanks can
be destroyed. V-mail, Army's microfilm mail service.
Children spread Christmas cheer with home-made gifts.
Soldiers put pet names on weapons. Italy begins to crack
up. An Army wedding at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Donald
Brattain and Frances Vasconcellos. Cute full page Red
Heart dog food ad. Cool full page color Navy recruiting
ad. Lots of Christmas related ads. Humorous photo of
Paul McFaddin dressed as coed - he made a good one,
Very Good - $58
Great full page color Bendix Aviation
corporation ad with airplane with war damage. Full page
color Pennsylvania railroad ad. War manpower commission
integrates civilian and military manpower. Admiral Nimitz
dances with USO girl at Navy recreation center. US remembers
Pearl Harbor day with ships and prayers. US Negroes
are based in Liberia. Battle for Tunisia - the victory
runs into trouble. Bright full page Chesterfield cigarettes
ad with santa in helmet and whole bag filled with boxes
of cigs. African airfields are headache to pilots. ODT
asks nonessential travelers to stay at home. War department
moves into new Pentagon building. Las Vegas gambling
booms with wartime prosperity. Geopolitics by Joseph
J. Thorndike, Jr. Photo essay - aftermath of war. American
artists put on war poster campaign. So your husband's
gone to war - New book tells wives of Servicemen how
to get along. "Wrong Way Murphy" shows officer candidates
what not to do. Lewis Vaughan teaches swimming to armed
forces. First US raid on Italy. Life visits the Bowery.
Neat full page color Reliance parachute ad with factory
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, but has mild cover wear and a water marked corner margin) - $12
Interview with Prime Minister Jan Smuts on
Anglo-American cooperation in post war world. Nice full
page War Bonds ad with handsome flier, art by Walter
M. Baumhofer. Buffalo and horseflesh alleviate meat
shortages. First casualties from North Africa are treated
at Army's Walter Reed Hospital. Air photo shows Rommels's
retreat. Lieut. General Arnold reveals Air Forces' future.
WAAC strip-teaser is court-martialed. General Clark's
secret mission. How to milk a cow. War swells production
of industrial alcohol. Service mother carries on at
home as sons go to war, Mrs. Willard Carlton Smith of
Mishawaka, Indiana. Photo essay - Miami beach in wartime.
Sailors in Hawaii pose with Hula girls. Republican National
committee meeting. Full page movie poster ad for "Commandos
Strike at Dawn" starring Paul Muni. Neat full page Boeing
ad with lots of bi-wing airplanes. Full page color Camels
ad on back cover with Adeline Gray, parachutist. Full
page color Vega aircraft corporation, subsidiary of
Lockheed, with Ventura aircraft. Full page color Max
Factor makeup ad. Nice full page Ballantine's ale ad.
Very Good - $32
Good - $20