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See also Life Magazine Spring-Summer 1985 for WWII content and remembrances.

Life Magazine D-Day 
                    60th Anniversary CommenorativeLife Magazine D-Day 60th Anniversary Commenorative : August 2004 : Cover - Features the cover of Life magazine August 14, 1944.

This issue celebrates the 60th Anniversary of D-Day, and is a great way to get a lot of 1944 content all in one issue. The History Channel provides this look back at one of the most important events in history, as covered by LIFE. All of the following 1944 covers are repeated in full inside (as original) and are perfectly framable : June 12, June 19, June 26, July 3, July 10, August 7, August 14 (twice), and August 21. There are also a number of photos and captions from each of those issues. D-Day invasion timeline with original stories and illustrations by Seielstad. Beachheads of Normandy. The Big Days by Charles Christian Wertenbaker. Americans fight into Cherbourg. Vintage Ad reproductions include Western Electric, Martin Aircraft, Studebaker (art by R. Skemp). The Battle of France - low hills and plains battle plans. Ruins of St. Lo. More. An excellent grouping of the high points of the war in 1944. Almost never found - I try hard to locate them for you.
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                    Magazine January 3, 1944Life Magazine January 3, 1944 : Cover - Alaska Holiday, Barbara Belle Brubaker of Glenrock, Wyoming, with skis.

Curious full page Listerine shaving creme, this is a new product! Report from the Italian front. Interesting full page Bell Telephone ad with U.S. Army signal corps installing a switchboard in New Guinea. Drawings of the war by George Biddle. Full page Southern Pacific railroad ad with military men as tourists in the American southwest, art by Michel Kroy. Railroad brotherhoods march to White House. Wartime mass debut. Civilians buy first Jeeps, including the Heines family of Lucas, Kansas with some great photos. Close-up - General Marshall. Photo essay - Forest Lawn cemetery. War on rats, includes little Robert De Glopper of Grand Island, New York. Very nice full page color Chris Craft Express Cruiser boat ad, looks like fine art. Department stores popularize paintings. Army - Alaska holiday, at McKinley Park Hotel. New Guinea rescue. Marie Hansen’s screen test. Danish factions join to sabotage Nazis. Life goes to a party for a submarine crew, New London, Connecticut. Cute full page color Cannon Towels ad with Tank Corps bathing in Roman Bath ruins, True Towel Tales 4. Full page color Du Barry cosmetics ad that is surely dated, "Pilots love Pretty noses" with stewardess, art by Coby Whitmore. 1.0
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Life Magazine January 
                    10, 1944Life Magazine January 10, 1944 : Cover - Bob Hope, Number 1 comedian.

Nice full page Goodrich tires ad with soldiers in jeeps, art by Slayton Underhill. American casualties at Arawe. American phase of the Western War. Disappointed Washington Redskin, football player Sammy Baugh injured. The Mosley case. US Military mission visits Saudi Arabia. General March, Pershing’s chief. Close-up - Bernard Baruch. German Prisoners of war, by a US Army chaplain. Full page color Capehart - Panamuse ad with "Samson and Delilah" - Temple of the Gods, art by Bernard Camotte. Fulll page Heinz 57 ad featuring the James Baldwin family of Medina, New York, Hazel Hill, Elsie Plummer. Photo essay - It’s a big war, includes photos of mobile laundry unit, field bakery unit, much more. Photo essay - Top comedians. Science - Magnesium with Basic Magnesium plant near Las Vegas, Nevada. Nazis loot art in Europe. Handicraft show at Worcester, Massachusetts. Metropolitan Opera’s props, Anthony Crispano property master. The Pass of the Dead One, a horrible little story about a bull fighter named Juan Estrada. Life calls on Hollywood kids. Nice full page color Schlitz beer ad with chef. Bernard Baruch. Very nice two page color General Motors ad with Aluminum in manufacturing, neat! Cute full page color Carnation Milk ad with sailor and child, So nice to come home to. Very nice full page color Coca-Cola ad with military men making friends in Ireland, art by Norman Price. Excellent full page Electric Light and Power Compapnies ad with men on a great old powered sled (ancestor of snowmobile?), with skis lashed on the front.
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Life Magazine January 
                    17, 1944Life Magazine January 17, 1944 : Cover - Charles Beard and "The Republic".

Handsome full page color Studebaker ad with military convoy in Italy, art by Frederic Fellander. Cartoons of military life in Italy by Bill Mauldin. The book "Under Cover" by John Roy Carlson, who is Arthur Derounian. Fascist indictments. Citation of Siwash - the Marine duck. OPA party. Close-up - Arturo Tascanini. Green Arctic, Mackenzie valley in Northwest Territories, Canada - photo essay. Bathing suits modeled by Winter Haven's Queen. Rockets. Fifth Army division cartoons. Blind date by radio on Blue Network. Jap Bomber falls - photos as it is shot down by aircraft carrier in the Marshall Islands. Air Forces report. We, the people, by Charles A. Beard. Tee Matthews of Winter Haven, Florida, Cypress Gardens, includes Bobbie Chambliss, modeling swim suits. Full page color Camels cigarettes ad on back cover with military men on motorcycles, several photos - Iron Ponies, plus war plant worker Dorothy Canavor.
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Life Magazine January 
                    24, 1944Life Magazine January 24, 1944 : Cover - Margaret Sullavan.

Naples. Neat full page color Nash Kelvinator ad with military man in small rubber raft, "Sure, There'll be a Parade." The President's message. Frank Sinatra Jr. holds first press conference. Army-Navy show in Los Angeles. Historic air battle, three fighter plane factories near Brunswick, Germany. Interesting full page Goodrich tires ad - "Bomber Nurse" with bomber airplane and tank. full page color Fisher - General Motors ad with military art by Dean Cornwell. Admiral Halsey returns. We, the People, by Charles A. Beard. Inside wartime Japan by Claude A. Buss. Photo essay - Church of England. Christmas in Iceland. Movie - Destination Tokyo. Night Clothes on Broadway. Indian Lascars in the US. Mechanical brains of the Air Force. X-ray techniques. Naples, Italy - citizens living underground in caves, neat photos. Life goes quail shooting in Tennessee, with Nash Buckingham in Grand Junction country. Very neat full page color Autocar ad hauling warship hull section. Full page New York Central railroad ad with cut-away engine. Photo of Mr. Jean Gosselin, one-legged skier. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Marines learning to parachute and Ethel Brett.
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Life Magazine January 
                    31, 1944Life Magazine January 31, 1944 : Cover - Air Chief Marshal Tedder.

Nice full page color Quink ad with women war workers writing to their men overseas. The Hitler gang. Bolivian revolution. Congressional committees at work. Bishop of Malta dies. Paintings of people from the prairie village of Bishop Hill, Illinois by Olof Krans in the 1800's. The poor working girl, a senate debate. A chapter from “The Republic” by Charles A. Beard. Color photo essay - American Names. Cute, cartoon-like full page color ad for Seagram's 5 crown whiskey, with typewriter. Close-up Marshal William Tedder, including his sketches of war.. Cape Gloucester. Photo - LST’s load, ship with supplies bound for Cape Gloucester. Night club - Florentine Gardens. Consecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City. Artificial arms and legs. Movie - Lifeboat. Life calls on Valentina. Nice full page color Western Ammunition ad. Pet squirrel dressed up, Mrs. Mark Bullis of Washington DC. Nice night time photograph of Sankaty Head lighthouse in Nantucket. Interesting photos of horse that does some amazing tricks, teeter-tooter and more - Sam and Buck.
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Fair (All G/VG but minimal water mark in lower margin) - $9 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has very mild cover wear) - $9 buy now

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Life Magazine 
                    February 7, 1944Life Magazine February 7, 1944 : Cover - Portrait by Karsh of George Bernard Shaw.

Very cute full page Cannon Percale Sheets ad. Nice full page color Western Electric ad showing how to shoot down a German plane, artist is Anton? Otto Fischer. Nice full page color Green Giant vegetables ad with charming Patriotic theme. Prisoners of Japan - a report of some Americans who escaped AND Death was part of our life. USS Missouri ready for launching. New York City council. Bond sale in Chicago. Airplane Scrap. Danish sabotage. Blind Japanese-American soldier, Yoshinao Omiya. A chapter from "the Republic" by Charles A. Beard. Photo essay - Leaders of Britain. Radio - "Inner Sanctum." Fur Trapper, Oliver Anderson of Gunflint Trail, Minnesota. Polaroid filters for light control. George Price's cartoons. Progress of a Harvardman, Langdon Marvin. Life visits the Colony Restaurant, New York. Nice full page Dixie Cups ad with doctor. Nice full page color American Airlines ad. Full page color North American Aviation ad with B-25 Mitchell bomber airplanes shooting down Zeros. Nice full page color Paul Jones whiskey ad with ski theme.
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Fair (All Good, but has small hole in margin) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    14, 1944Life Magazine February 14, 1944: Cover - Wall of Fame.

A chapter from "The Republic" by Charles Beard. Tito by Stoyan Pribichevich. Photo essay - Kansas. Earl Carroll's lavish show, including photos of Marietta Elliott, Marian Kerrigan, Grace and Nicco, Beryl Wallace and Pinky Lee. Air Evacuation of Wounded. Neat group of photos of different events in Madison Square Garden. The Battle of Baltimore by A.B.C. Whipple. Lucille Ball at the President's ball. War in Italy, photos include pilot Michael Strok, ruins of San Pietro. Full page photo of Britain's Squanderbug. William Allen White 1868-1944. Nice full page movie poster for "A guy named Joe" starring Spencer Tracy and Irene Dunne. Neat full page photo of Air Evacuation, inside ambulance plane, nurse Anne Marie Baran. Individual photos of wounded men, including Myron Whitney, Dale Hitzman, Eugene Pairis, John Lunn, Morris Milner, Floyd Wrich, Henry Wheeler, Theodore Haut, Robert McElheny, Harris Drake, Fred Minch and others. Very nice full page color Coca-Cola ad on battleship. Full page color A & P market ad with Mrs. Katherine Askew and husband John and two little girls.
Very Good - $42 buy now
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Life Magazine February 
                    21, 1944Life Magazine February 21, 1944 : Cover - Teen-age Opera star, Patrice Munsel.

Very nice full page color Studebaker ad with Boeing Flying Fortress B-17G. Allied Beachheads. Miami Spectacle, filled with tourists. Judith Evelyn bares her pins. Full page Revere Copper and Brass ad with Samuel Jones, injured veteran. Chinese win decisive battle at Changteh. A chapter from "The Republic" by Charles A. Beard. Close-up - Morris Ernst. Photo essay - Evacuation Hospital, field hospital in Italy, lots of mud, Hallie Almond, Walter Bernard, William P. Leonard, Cromer T. Conrad, men in hospital train, smoking patient, and more - very good piece.. Patrice Munsel. Movie - Cover Girl with Rita Hayworth and Jinx Falkenburg in color. . Walkowitz poses for 100 different likenesses. Full page Oldsmobile - General Motors ad with color military art and the Official Insignia of the Tank Destroyer Forces "Tank-eating tiger!" London after dark. War living - foundlings. Lungfish has not changed in 300,000,000 years. Actor's drawings satirize Hollywood, Peter Helmers. Bones for Sale, by Walter Litten, about human skeletons for medical training. Miss Judith Evelyn's legs. Life visits Mount Vernon. Nice full page Sherry corporation ad pertaining to Gyropilot. Cute full page color Borden's Hemo ad, I believe it is a Dairy vitamin drink. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Navy CVE, pilot and Beatrice Cole.
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Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover rubbed) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    28, 1944Life Magazine February 28, 1944 : Cover - Ella Raines.

Lincoln Day. Nice full page color Pontiac - General Motors ad with anti-aircraft gun and denuded jungle scene. Happy and colorful full page 7-up ad with family members all looking so happy it is hard to believe. Chaplin is fingerprinted. Typhus in Naples, photos of delousing and more. Bombing of Berlin. Yugoslav children in Egypt. A chapter from “The Republic” by Charles A. Beard. Close-up - Lepke. Photo essay - Fun in Mexico. D.F. Perspective maps of World battle areas. Ella Raines. Pictures - Railroad freight car emblems. Best boxer dog, Warlord of Mazelaine and his home life with Mr. Richard C. Kettler, Jr. January 1944 in the United States. Red Cross girls in England, including Katherine Spaatz, Virginia Sherwood, Dorothy Myrick, and Julia Townsend. Neat full page color Lee work clothes ad with railroad engineer. Nice full page color Pullman railroad ad with scene from India with cow laying in the road. Neat full page color Electric boat company ad with submarine. Full page movie poster ad for “Standing Room Only” starring Paulette Goddard and Fred MacMurray with color.
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Fair (Generally Good, but back cover is a bit rough) - $11 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine March 6, 1944Life Magazine March 6, 1944 : Cover - Admiral Nimitz, pacific fleet.

One of those patriotic full page color Nash Kelvinator ads with soldiers carrying wounded buddy on stretcher - "Can't keep a good man down." Nice full page Cannon percale sheets ad with the theme of donating blood. Full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad with the studliest soldier ever, bare chest and all, art by Frank J. Reilly. America stockpiles armaments in England, photos of ranks and ranks of tanks and more. Full page color Texaco ad with theme of getting oil supplies from underwater, Davy Jones' locker. Photo - Wide-awake birds and the US Air Force. Bombing of the Abbey of Monte Cassino. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with waist gunners in a Flying Fortress airplane and Evelyn Begy. Two page color movie poster ad for "Cover Girl." The classic Hula dance as taught by Kay Toth. Death in Washington. A chapter from "The Republic" by Charles Beard. Really nice full page color Air Transport Association ad with barbershop art by Bingham. Twins - photo essay, including Lois and Lucille Barnes, Mary and Marjorie Vaughan, Dione sisters, Morlok quadruplets, Schense quadruplets, Kasper quadruplets, Badgett, Perricone, and Brown (Leonard, North Dakota) quads, Wayne and Blaine Rideout, Bobby and Billy Mauch, the Picards and more. Brides of Christ, taking the veil at New York's Carmelite Sisters of St. Patrick's Home. Oklahoma! paintings by Doris Lee. Photos - the face of the Income-tax payer. Penny arcade. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Ernie Pyle. Full page color Pard dog food ad with black and white Great Dane and Dashund dogs, art by Morgan Dennis.
Good - $45 buy now

Life Magazine March 13, 1944Life Magazine March 13, 1944 : Cover - Junior dance, Ted Barnes and Grace Lee Butler.

Fierce full page color Oldsmobile - General Motors ad with "The Flying 75" airplane shooting an Axis armored column in Italy. Oh-la-la full page color Royal Crown Cola ad with Betty Grable. Battle for Eniwetok. Perla Siedle is the South African Nightingale, singing at dockside. Draft board 49 and clients. British By-election. London re-blitzed. Awful photo of Japanese soldier burning in foxhole, result of flame-thrower. Funeral Pyre of war correspondent Raymond Clapper. A chapter from "The Republic" by Charles Beard. Jimmie Davis wins in Louisiana. Master mentalist Dunninger. Aleutians Alaska - photo essay, including shot of inside of bomber airplane covered with pin-up girls, James King of Red Wing, Colorado. Fox hunt : A horrible story about the "brave" folk of Holmes county, Ohio beating foxes to death. X-ray device locates shell fragments. Refinery shapes new Texas skyline, plants at Katy and Baytown, Texas. William Baldwin marries Kim Hunter, honeymoon at Laguna Beach. Full page color Wyeth ad with art by Dean Cornwell. Really nice full page color Coca-cola ad on back cover with art by Dean Cornwell and New Zealand and Maori. Full page Western Ammunition ad with art by Walt Otto.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 20, 1944Life Magazine March 20, 1944 : Cover - The Ballet - Nana Gollner.

RAF aerial photos. Full page Philco Corporation ad with photo of U.S. Navy blimp. Final Chapter “The Republic” Charles Beard. Sequel to Salerno by Jack Belden. Elyse Know tries on Tommy Harmon’s Parachute for size. Last of Lepke. Governor Dewey in Albany. Frostbite. Movie - Lady in the Dark. Early flight simulators Synthetic Sky for Student Navigators. Outlaw’s Bridge. Western Electric as with Army soldier art by Paul Rabut. Tule Lake - Japanese Internment Camp - photos by Carl Mydans, including photos of Yoshitaka Nakai, May Iwohara, Byron Akitsuki and others - They have everything except liberty. Tom Dewey works hard on New York politics. Cute photo of Tommy Harmon (football player, now in military) with Elyne Knox and his parachute that she will make into wedding dress. Life goes to Lake Placid Golf Hill - ski photos, Winkie Smith, Fan Wilson, Linda Scheerer. Wonderful full page color Community Silverplate ad with soldier and wife, art by Michael. Full page color Cannon Towels ad inside front cover "Hey, Turn off the water, Jumbo!", True Towel Tales 5. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Blimp Patrol and Anne Basa.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 27, 1944Life Magazine March 27, 1944 : Cover - Infantry landing craft, men in action landing, Italian coast.

Full page color Studebaker ad with Paul Lukavich and son Steve Lukavich, who just joined the Marines. Nice full page color Cadillac ad featuring tanks, one driving through river, one crossing river on temporary bridge. How GI Joe was born, cartoons by Bill Mauldin. Full page color Pacific Factag Fabrics ad with charming family doing home repairs, art by Rabut. Vichy collaborationist condemned for Treason. Cute photo and short story about using a photo of Betty Grable to teach map reading, latitude and longitude, Lowry Field, Colorado with Richard P. Bates. Berlin destruction. Return of the Gripsholm. Cutest full page color Swan soap ad with Swanny boat full of cherubs. LCI 226 (landing craft, Infantry) with lots of photos. Tragedy of Versailles. Ivan and Malvin Albright, twins, painters. Food gardens. Women Marines, Cherry Point Air Station, including Anne Jones, Irene Reicks, Elizabeth Buck, Marian Ferguson, Elizabeth Felker, Josephine Rice, Marion Chadwick, Alice Scheffey and others. Pin-up photographer Ray Jones and how he does it. Nerve graft with nerves from corpses. Wayside Inn near Sudbury, Massachusetts. Photos of bowler William P. Black of Kansas City. Photo of Salvatore Licata of Scranton holding a long rifle.
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Life Magazine 
                    April 3, 1944Life Magazine April 3, 1944 : Cover - Glamour Dog named Pooch, belonging to Thalia Sabnieeva.

Full page color Pontiac ad with aircraft carrier and man loading torpedo. Very bright full page RED Libby's tomato juice ad. Charming full page Cannon percale sheets ad with woman and puppy. Lovely full page color Dr. West's tooth brush ad with mother and daughter in matching yellow sweaters. Full page color Fisher - General Motors ad with manly aviator, art by Dean Cornwell. The war in Russia 1941-44 with battlefield maps. Awful photo of Japanese suicides on AttuPalm Beach Spectacle. Utah Polygamy trials, including Rulon C. Allred and four wives. Photo - Timberman Roosevelt inspects his oaks (odd choice for it shows cut down oak!). Girl's basketball team Filarets of Rochester, New York, including Susie Sponseller, Wilma Hubscher, Dorothy Gulczewska and Margie Bukowski, Olga Hanchar, and others. Arsenic and Old Lace by Russel Crouse. Wendell Wilkie by John Chamberlain. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Florence, military aerial photographer. Photo essay - Oil. Floyd Davis paints England at War. Very nice full page color Stetson hat ad with father and son and fishing theme. City Dogs. Mexican Jumping Beans. Good Neighbors of Wounded Veterans, Harmon General Hospital, Texas. Margaret O’Brien. Full page color Coca-coal ad with soldiers in Panama, art by Steven Dohanos.
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Fair (All G, nice, but has water marked margin) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    April 10, 1944Life Magazine April 10, 1944 : Cover - Berlin’s Bomber Air Marshall Arthur T. Harris.

Nice two-page Consolidated Vultee Aircraft corporation ad with military art. The girl Chili Williams shows camouflage humor. Full page E.R. Squibb ether ad with warfront hospital theme. They stopped us at Cassio, lots of photos. War in Burma including photos of General Stilwell, Rothwell Brown, Liao Yao-hsiang, and lots of corpses. Royal wedding in London. Edouard Daladier in prison. Diligenti quintuplets in Argentina. Full page Oldsmobile ad with George Mason of Detroit. Cute full page color Carnation Milk ad with baby and spilled milk. Cool two page color Good Year aircraft ad including blimps. The airmen and the invasion by Charles J. V. Murphy. Jacobowski and the Colonel. Girls in the rain - raincoats. St. Francis of Assisi. Bed and Breakfast in School Canteen, Hollywood High, including Dolores Conlin, Metro Politan Nazelrod, Dorian Brophy, Martha Norman, July Billings, Carolyn Gargotto, Rita Calante, Berkley Willis and more. Full page color American Meat Institute ad with art by John Clymer. Full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad pertaining to women railroad workers. Dyslexia. Movie - Buffalo Bill. Elephants at war by Philip Wynter.
Very Good - $32 buy now
Fair (All Good, but last few pages have a rough margin) - $11 buy now

Life Magazine April 17, 1944Life Magazine April 17, 1944 : Cover - Esther Williams, Hollywood's prettiest.

Tarawa revisited, peaceful now, lots of photos. Spring snow in Central Park. Dead soldiers effects, how they are handled. AP Herbert and the Thames patrol. Dark full page color Nash Kelvinator ad with sailor in life vest at night and burning ship in background, buy war bonds. Fun full page Revere Copper and Brass ad with jeep. Joe Stilwell's war - photo essay, Burma. Volcanoes - Paricutin and Vesuvius - photo essay color. The new British rocket gun. The Young family of Chicago - champion runners. Very attractive full page color Chris Craft boat ad. Hedda Hopper's hats. Full page color Kodak ad with aircraft camera. A war plant beauty dance, Douglas Aircraft plant in Santa Monica, California, including Janey Calkins, Emily Crittenden, Lavonne Mullenger, Virginia Lonsdale, Dorothy Mentz, Louise Radcliffe, Virginia Lonsdale, Evelynne Johnson, jack Eicks, and others. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with LST, Gator Corps, and Frieda Traynor.
Good - $22 buy now
Poor (Reading copy. Faint color transfer throughout from damp, nothing stuck) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    April 24, 1944Life Magazine April 24, 1944 : Cover - Princess Elizabeth is 18.

Trouble in Burma. Lovely full page Studebaker ad with plane flying at sunrise, art by Frederic Fellander. Photos of horribly wrecked cars used to scare drivers. Negro Rights. Palau. Dover cave dwellers. Broadway Varga Girl - fun photos of billboard being put up. Movie teaches American soldiers how to get along with the English. Very, very nice full page color Royal Crown cola ad with Shirley Temple. Two page color Chevrolet ad with military convoy. Finnish saunas. California’s Earl Warren family by Robert Coughlan. Photo essay - Spring 1944. First Negro Ensigns. American Composers by Serge Koussevitzky. Carnegie show. Mock convention at Temple University. Pregnancy test by frogs. Follow the girls - theater, Gertrude Niesen. Pittsburgh Traffic Lessons. Full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx ad with art by Jay Hyde Barnum (men's suits). Full page color Veedol Motor Oil, Tide Water Associated ad with submarine art by Anton Otto Fischer.
Very Good - $32 buy now
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Fair (Generally Very Good, but has some cover soil) - $11 buy now

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Life Magazine 
                    May 1, 1944Life Magazine May 1, 1944 : Cover - Airmen's homecoming, Harold Vita with Richard Kovacks.

Full page color Western Electric ad with portable switchboard, art by Paul Rabut. Lafayette descendant thumbs her nose, Lois de Lafayette Washburn. Anzio in April. Life looks at China. Close-up - Jerry Giesler. Photo essay - Air Group Nine comes home. Tropical diseases. Colored legs in "Bathing Beauty" movie. Books - Sherlock Holmes. Natural History - Egrets. "Ditching" a B-17, how to crash land safely. Pictures - a Baron's toy soldiers. Mr. George Yamamoto - this poor Japanese-American man had to go to one of interment camps in Turlock, California, then (after release) was thrown out by the "good" folks of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware after being assigned there, the "open-minded" folks of Great Meadows, New Jersey did no better - we can only hope they are all ashamed of their ancestors now. Nice full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with parachutists. Cute full page color 7up ad, "Fresh up and keep your spirits up!" Nice full page color Pullman ad with scene from Iran. Cute full page color Carnation milk ad with boy and lost tooth. Elegant full page color Webster cigars ad with foursome at dinner. Life goes Abalone fishing, includes Martha O'Driscoll, Bill O'Connor, Ramsay Ames, Point Dume, Dick Watkins. Full page color United States Rubber Copany ad with art by Witold Gordon.
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Life Magazine May 8, 
                    1944Life Magazine May 8, 1944 : Cover - American designers, Lynn Davis modeling a suit by Hattie Carnegie.

Nice full page color General Motors ad. The biggest Navy. The Allies talk. Wedding in Cuba, Mirtha Batista marries Antonio Benitoa. Betty Grable's baby. Dieppe invasion lesson. First good pictures of Argentine Quints. Europe's children are hungry. Close-up - General Douglas MacArthur. Photo essay - Mark Twain. "Exploded" Corsair - shows how parts fit together to make airplane. American fashion designers. Engineers in Greenland. Pictures - Couple records 25 wedding anniversaries, Hugh and Kathryn Murrell. Nice full page color Chesterfield ad on back cover with formal dining scene. Great full page color North American Aviation ad with B-25 Mitchell bomber. Neat two page color Dextrose ad with a strange energy meter (looks like an oxygen mask and bag) that is supposed to measure energy output, tennis and other samples on the page. Reformatory revue, inmates at the Marysville, Ohio, prison including Christine Maple, Betty Epperson and others.
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Good
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Fair (All Good, but has minor soil on cover corner) - $14 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has light overall wear) - $11 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 15, 1944Life Magazine May 15, 1944 : Cover - General Bernard Law Montgomery.

American invaders in England. Full page color Capehart-Panamuse ad with "The Minuet" art by Leon Karp. Wounded veteran of Anzio, Robert Scullion. Washington buries Secretary Knox. Voting in the South, white supremacy, negro vote and such. The “Monty” legend. The chimneys of Leipzig. Photo essay - war production in the US. Modern living - High school fads, bobby socks, Indian jewelry, identification bracelets, silver belt buckles, girls hair styles. Thomas Eakins, artist. Movie - The Hitler gang. Aces of World War II - the following men shot down 254 enemy planes among them, Richard Bong, Joseph Foss, Gregory Boyington, Robert Hanson, Robert Johnson, Don Gentile, Walker Mahurin, Neel Kearby, Donald Aldrich, Kenneth Walsh, Thomas Lynch - most were dead or missing as of printing. Indonesian dances. Gangland stirs again. Shirley Temple’s birthday party. Very nice full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad with military men in train car, art by Herbert Bohnert. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with military field doctor.
Fair (Generally Good, but has water marked corner) - $11 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 22, 1944Life Magazine May 22, 1944 : Cover - Model Mother, Natalie Reid and son Michael.

Nice full page color General Motors ad with three boys watching approaching train at railroad crossing. Allies advance in New Guinea. Photo - Pacific Theater Souvenir, Natalie Nickerson tries to write a sincere thank you note for the Japanese skull her boyfriend sent to her. Explosion in India. Four Poems by Joseph Auslander. Death of the Hangman, Reinhard Heydrich. Great full page color International Harvester ad with Landing craft and more, art by Donald Mills. Lovely full page color Association of American Railroads ad with luxurious railroad coach. Gilberts and Marshalls by Commander Samual Eliot Morison USNR. Mother of Parliaments. Airmen in the Aleutians, art by Ogden Pleissner. Movies - Gaslight. Panorama of an Alaskan Glacier, arduous mapping by Tri-Metrogon. Life visits the Hatfields and McCoys. The race horse Pericles. Distinguished Lord Calvert whiskey ad with art by Sarra.
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Fair (All Good, but has two words penciled at her temple) - $14 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but is a bit rough at spine) - $9 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine May 29, 1944Life Magazine May 29, 1944: Cover - General “Tooey” Spaatz. Interesting full page color Ethyl ad with train passing sign.

The first attack - Italy, great photos including men sleeping in foxholes. Full page General Electric ad with grenade. Fun photos of dancer Gene Kelly, by Gjon Mili. 5,000th flying fortress B-17 from Boeing Seattle plant, and 5,00th P-38 Lighting fighter plane from Lockheed's Burbank plant. Ponape Shelling. Two page color Chevrolet ad with massive cargo plane. Submarine rescue at Truk. Refugee mice. Air Intelligence. Full page color Packard ad with wounded veteran Jim Thornbro. Three Airmen by John Hersey, art by Tom Lea - Jimmy Doolittle, Bernt Balchen, Claire Chennault - framable full page art. Oscar Hammerstein II by Francis Sill Wickware. Cotton Trouble, cheap clothes not available. Theater - Helen goes to Troy. Great full page color Life savers ad with tropical fruit seller, art by Steven Dohanos. Solar System. These taxi types by William W. White. Browning Library at Baylor University, Texas, with photos of Dr. A. Joseph Armstrong, Jane Atkinson, Miriam Moore, and others. Photo of Gwen Johns in a bathing suit, spanning the nearly dry Rio Grande. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with landing barges, landing craft. U.S. Submarine saves airmen, Submarine Tang, R. A. Matter and others shown in photo, Truk lagoon.
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Life Magazine 
                    June 5, 1944Life Magazine June 5, 1944 : Cover - US Infantry.

Ruins of Cassino, lots of photos including Santa Maria Infante, Mount Trocchio, tank in lobby of Continental Hotel. Full page color Cadillac ad with busy military attack scene, art by Vickery. Photo - Death of the Communist party in the USA. Late Spring plowing by Farmer John Taylor. US Airborne troops. Paulette Goddard Marries Burgess Meredith. Navy's James Vincent Forrestal. Lili Marlene. General Omar Bradley. To India and back in 10 days - photo essay, the Fire Ball Express, C-87 airplane. Full page color Carnation Milk ad with two little boys playing marbles and watching sailor walk by. Waste-paper salvage including Livingston, New Jersey and Teaneck, New Jersey, girl scouts, brownies, Patricia Somerset and more - sadly, this recycling probably included earlier LIFE magazines. Brief swimming suits. Synthetic quinine for malaria. Edna Reindel paints women at war, including welder Rosemary Wylde, Electrician Norma Bradshaw, router Vera Lowe, Riveter Adeline Dingler, Welder Lili Coyer, Assembler Martiana Martinez and others. Army Mule Ike. Attack on Bamboo Hill. Full page color Shell oil ad for eye contact lenses! Sewing machine bicycle built for four, Charles Steinlauf. Bicycle party for GI's including Frances Langford, Gerald Weiss, Elaine Riley, Frederick Kroll, Howard Bartels, and others. Nice full page color Wyeth ad with maternity ward theme "17 babies this week and he hasn't seen his own grandson!", art by Harry Anderson. Nice full page color Jantzen sun clothes ad with art by Earl Oliver Hurst.
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Life Magazine 
                    June 12, 1944Life Magazine June 12, 1944 : Cover - Invasion by Air, The air war.

Full page color Oldsmobile ad with tank and infantry. Humphrey Bogart by George Frazier. “Beedle” Smith and the Invasion Plan by Charles Christian Wertenbaker. Cartoonist Al Capp uses likenesses of real people n Li'l Abner. Interesting full page Stromberg-Carlson sound equipment (stereos, radios) ad with soldier with post traumatic stress syndrome. Political Ohio. Ballistics. Studio war art. Western Styles, cowboy clothing. Parachute Controversy - no quick release for water landings. Dewey’s man Jaeckle by Arthur Dennis. Max Schling's flower shop on New York's fifth avenue. Amazing before and during Mumps photos of Ned B. Clark of Lakewood, Ohio. Nice full page color Camels ad on back cover with story about woman test pilot Teddy Kenyon and the Grumman F6F Hellcat. PLEASE NOTE : This issue was published in two variations. The first (rare) variation had a lead story on the Airborne raiders in Burma, with Philip Cochran. The second variation had a lead story on the Invasion in Europe, which had just begun, and which replaced the Burma story partway through the print run.
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                    June 19, 1944Life Magazine June 19, 1944 : Cover - General Eisenhower.

Landings at Normandy. Full page color Studebaker ad with Tom Hinkle's boys and art by Robert Skemp. The big days by Charles Christian Wertenbaker. Photos found on the body of a dead Japanese Lieutenant. After the Battles by Cpl. Paul E. Deutschman. Chemical Warfare. Neat full page color International Trucks ad with Oil refinery theme. Full page Pullman ad with cutely put theme of taking shoes off inside Egyptian buildings. Office bare backs. Invasion Surgeon - Paul Ramsey Hawley of College Corner, Ohio by Mary Welsh. Close-up : Eric Johnston. Photo essay - Taking of Rome. Theater - School for brides with photo of Darby Moore, Joan Wester, Frances Charles, Margaret Hayes, Lucia Carroll, Elizabeth Worthington. Notes from Peter Hurd's Sketchbook. 100 year old veteran - John W. Hays of Brookview, New York. Nice full page color V-Mail ad with color art featuring a picnic in Birch Grove. Jean Negulesco, artist.
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Life Magazine 
                    June 26, 1944Life Magazine June 26, 1944 : Cover - Liberty's Light, The Statue of Liberty.

Cute, zippy full page color Sky Chief gasoline ad. The invasion of France. War in Maps. Foot troops in Burma. Election in Cuba. Americans take over Rome, includes curious photo of what looks like a motorcycle pulling a large wagon full of about forty men. American fighting men in the south Pacific. Paintings by Paul Sample. Ivy Poisoning. Bayeaux Tapestry reports on old invasion. Photo and story of injured Ernest Hemingway, war correspondent. Nice full page color Paul Jones whiskey ad with fly fishing theme. Full page color Schlitz beer ad with art by Jerome Rozen "Sealed with a kiss." Full page color Schenley Whiskey ad with art by R. H. Colling with roosters. Life goes houseboating on the Ohio river, including photos of Peggy Mullin, Barbara Franket and Bob Lynch, Helen Bogess, John Morh, Billie Lechleiter and Anne Williams and others. Full page color King whisky ad with lovely art by Frederic Morgan, wilderness canoeing theme. Full page color Cannon Towel ad with soldiers bathing in a "Buna Bathtub", True Towell Tale 6 with art by Bingham.
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Life Magazine July 
                    3, 1944Life Magazine July 3, 1944 : Cover - buy war bonds.

This cover also illustrates that it is more efficient to wound the enemy instead of killing them, because then the healthy have the burden of their care. Neat full page Bell telephone ad showing Marines using palm trees for telephone poles on Bougainville. War comes to the people of Normandy, includes photo of insane asylum inmates wandering loose. Utah Jails 15 fundamentalists. Holiness faith healers. Very nice full page color Du Barry ad with Rosellen Callahan, news Editor. Gestapo in Rome, massacres of hostages in a cave, Grotto Via Ardeatina. Close-up - Joe Souczak is home now, by John Hersey. Photo essay - The science of color. Deanna Durbin. Robert Hogfeldt, Swedish artist. Aircraft carrier party and the "West of Tokyo Missionary Society" including photos of James Rehn, McLellan, Hutchinson, Greenhalgh, Bill Burckhalter, R.N. McMackin, Ben Grosscup and others. Republican convention opens. Holiness faith healers. Very nice full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with military men and fishermen in Newfoundland. Nice full page color Nash Kelvinator ad inside front cover with anti-aircraft gun.
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Life Magazine July 
                    10, 1944Life Magazine July 10, 1944 : Cover - Nimitz of the Pacific.

Full page Pilco Corporation ad with First television network - a milestone. Republican National Convention. Cute full page color General Motors ad with little twin girls to illustrate "interchangeability of parts." Fall of Cherbourg, France, taken by Allies. Interesting full page color Kodak ad with Landing signal officer on Flat Top (air craft carrier). Robot Bombs = Aerial torpedoes, Doodlebug, Hitler's secret weapon. Nice full page color American Meat Institute ad with Blood donor theme. Landing in Saipan. Superfortresses bomb Japan. The Kharkov Trial. China's War Anniversary paintings by Tom Lea. Will postwar China be democratic by Y. C. James Yen. Charming full page color Carnation Milk ad with nervous soldier holding baby. Admiral Chester Nimitz by Neol F. Busch. Australian wives arrive in US. Movie - Double Indemnity. These are odd jigsaw puzzles. Visit to an Oklahoma Ranch, Roy Turner ranch, Hereford Heaven. Neat baseball stunt - throwing baseballs from top of Grand Coulee Dam to catcher at bottom, Francis Butler and Charles Zack. Nice two page color Dextrose food-energy sugar ad with soldiers wearing mask that measures their exhalation of carbon-dioxide, includes 10th mountain division skiers all in white.
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Life Magazine July 
                    17, 1944Life Magazine July 17, 1944 : Cover - Peasant Clothes (Anne Scott from Columbus, Ohio).

Interesting full page color Ethyl ad with aviation quiz - fun for history buffs. Great full page color Goodyear air foam cushion ad, I think this is Dorne art. Task force 58 by Noel Busch. Washington welcomes De Gaulle. Fire destroys the big top, 150 die in circus tent disaster in Hartford, Connecticut - Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey. Nice, nice, nice full page color Campbell's soup ad with man and wife at stove. Corsicans punish traitorous women, shorn and stripped, they had been consorting with Germans. Nice full page color Veedol oil ad with soldiers unloading barrels of oil at Bougainville. GREAT full page Chrysler ad with power shovel, art by Albert Dorne. Japanese Beetle by Anthony Standen. Photos - Mayor Kelly’s Chicago, including two pages of photos of railroad. Penicillin Mass Production. Airmen convalesce at new Air Force hospital, Pawling, New York, including Joel Martin, George Clausen, Frank J. Holub, and others. Movies - Two Girls. The Widener auction. Fine full page color Roma wines ad with art by Clark Agnew. Funny photo of soldier leaning WAY into the wind in Alaska.
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Life Magazine July 
                    24, 1944Life Magazine July 24, 1944 : Cover - Jennifer Jones.

London’s Second Blitz. Full page color Capehart 0 Farnsworth ad the Chorus dancing. Rather nice full page color Lilly Dache net hairnet ad. Cherbourg spies are convicted in France. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with military man ringing doorbell. Leader of French resistance Charles de Gaulle, visits the US. Another fun and zippy full page color Sky Chief gasoline ad "Imagine your grandmother in a power-dive!" Sun clothes made from a scarf. Nice full page color Western Electric ad with Army nurse on telephone, art by Paul Rabut. Mopping up on Saipan. Henry Ford cuts biblical wheat. Tom Dewey’s of Pawling. The time for decision by Sumner Welles. King of the Ushers by Lincoln Barnett & Gene Cook. Movie - Since you were away. War Ravages Italy’s Art. Fable of Birds tell Chinese War History. Lake Shore Swimming Team, Chicago, with Jeanne and Lillian Wilson Lorraine Zeiher, Veryl Wellington, Anna Bock and others. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Infantrymen, Johnny doughboy.
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Life Magazine July 
                    31, 1944Life Magazine July 31, 1944 : Cover - Russia’s Generals - Grigory Zhukov.

Roosevelt nominated for term 4. Nice full page color Coca-Cola ad with aviation theme, art by Saul T. Ed Kelly Hails victorious Truman. J. P. Marquand by Roger Butterfield. The Rangers - survivors of the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Ranger Battalions are home, Gino Mercuriali, William Darby, Charles Shunstrom, John Ingram, Roy A. Murray, Jr., Anthony Rada, James Altieri, Peer A. buck, Dean Hooker, J.N. Fineberg and others. Infantile Paralysis : Emergency hospital at Hickory, North Carolina, including photo of Muriel Watson, Boyce Rash, John Bryan, Dr. Dorothy Horstmann, more . U. S. Warplanes - super full color photos including P-51, P-47, P-38, P-70, P-40, P-39, B-25, B-26, B-17. B-24, B-29, F6F, F4U, F4F, TBF, SBD, SB2C, PBY-5A, PBM and PB2Y. Linda Darnell. Spider Man. Sonsone’s Wolf in GI’s clothing - neat bunch of cartoons, drawn by Leonard Sansone. Bob Hannegan and Harmony Boys run Democratic National convention. Russia’s general - portrait gallery of the most victorious generals. Full page color Schenley whiskey ad with art by R. H. Colling with Rooster. Full page color Army Air Forces ad with painting of Winsome Hilda Winn (airplane) and Richard J. Niederriter, Richard A. Carocari, Richard W. Evans, and Lester A. Darst. Full page color Schlitz beer ad with baseball theme art by R. M.
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Life Magazine August 
                    7, 1944Life Magazine August 7, 1944 : Cover - Geraldine Fitzgerald.

Full page Goodrich tires ad with information about taking static electricity out of airplane tires. Full page Woodbury soap ad with Patricia Annabil and Douglas Lane Miller. An afternoon with baby Dana Glen, Washington Square. Battle of Hedgerows. first Negro votes in Texas Democratic Party. George Santayana. Mexican Soldier’s Disgrace, Benito Castaneda Chavarria. Senator Byrd of Virginia by Gerald Johnson. Movie Illusions. I Never Left Home by Bob Hope. Movie - Wilson. Swedish Glass. The Mules of Myitkyina by Peggy Durdin, they made the Marauders' jungle march possible. Nice full page color Oldsmobile ad with Official insignia of the 54th Fighter squadron, Air Force, "Bomb Busters of the AAF." The son of President Theodore Roosevelt is buried, died of heart attack near battle lines. Nice full page color DeSoto ad with country doctor, art by Edward Scott. Super charming full page Old Gold cigarettes ad with sailor, girl, apples. Nice full page color Du Barry ad with Yolanda Floripe of Pan American. 3-D pin-up girls, little statues.
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Life Magazine August 
                    14, 1944Life Magazine August 14, 1944 : Cover - Soldier In Normandy (Kelso C. Horne).

Nice full page color General Motors ad with boy on neat old bicycle, dropped handlebars. Break-Through in France. Full page color Cadillac ad with a train entirely full of tanks. War and Civil Liberties. Photo - German Prisoner Burlesques Hitler. Nice half page Nabisco Shredded Wheat ad with boy and baseball bat. Thomas Dewey Starts Campaign. Photos of Marshall Tito in his mountain cave. Fall of the Italian town of Esperia, includes horrible photo of this lovely village bombed to pieces, and photos of female military nurses. Full page Southern Pacific railroad ad with the amazing story of Janet Wortell and toddler Billie Wortell and how the railman Tug saved him from the train, near Donner pass. The Future of France by William C. Bullitt. Chester Gould - Dick Tracy cartoonist by John Bainbridge. Construction Photos - General Pick on The Ledo Road in Burma. Dr. Canby’s Best Books of 1924-1944. Teen Age Betty - New York fashion line. Full page color Imperial Whiskey ad with Albert Staehle art of Squirrels. Another great full page color International Trucks ad with truck hauling raw ore. A visit to the famous Copacabana. Nice full page color Schenley lab ad for penicillin, with injured soldier in jungle.
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                    Magazine August 21, 1944Life Magazine August 21, 1944 : Cover - Landing Alligators- amphibious attack.

Very nice full page color Fisher ad with dual purpose 5 inch gun, art by Dean Cornwell. Cute full page movie poster ad for "Casanova Brown" with Gary Cooper and Teresa Wright. Full page color Capehart phonograph ad with "Village Festival" by Robert Riggs. The coolest full page color Sky Chief gasoline ad with motorcycle cop. Refugees Arrive from Europe including Eva Bass, Vladimir Zbotin, Victor Franco, Mr. and Mrs. Michele Mikhailoff, Else Regenhardt, Siegmund Alster, Schleume Frischwasser, Siegfried Kuttner, Edith Semjen, Matilda Nitsch, Lola Kauert, Julius Hirschler, Albrecht family, Dresdner family, and more - all with photos. Photo - Lesley McNair Family Portrait before two men were killed. Argentina Shows Army. Battle of France - Paris - St. Lo - French Traitor. Radioman George Tweed, two years alone on Guam by Robert Sherrod. Truman of Missouri. Artist David Fredenthal depicts the night landing on New Britain. Goofy comes home, big dog belonging to Jerry Doyles in Melrose Park, Pennsylvania. Full page color Kentucky Tavern whiskey ad with tennis theme. Ball Bearings. Inside the Reich by John Scott.
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Life Magazine August 
                    28, 1944Life Magazine August 28, 1944 : Cover - Pedal Pushers fashion (Anne Scott).

Slightly odd full page color Ethyl ad with girl saying goodbye to her military man, I think it is saying that she needs to walk home so he can use the gas in war. The coming battle for Germany. Superfortresses over Manchuria. Dumbarton Oaks. Nuns’ Orchestra at Fordham University in New York city. Preston Sturges, satirist. Nice full page color Studebaker ad with Flying fortress airplane and art by Frederic Fellander. S. Hurok and ballet. Full page color AC Spark Plug ad with art by Baumgartner, anti-aircraft gun. Poland by Jan Karski. Will Poland be Free by Raymond Leslie Buell. Photos - Saipan. Wild Mushrooms. The Shasta Dam, including 2Neat photo of Lee King way out on the cables. Full page Boeing ad with story behind Superfortress airplane. Horrible photo of piled Japanese bodies waiting for mass burial. Aaron Bohrod Sketches the War in France. A visit to Thornton W. Burgess at Laughing Brook.
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Life Magazine September 
                    4, 1944Life Magazine September 4, 1944 : Cover - Cordell Hull.

Full page Plymouth ad with soldier, art by Lyle Sustis. Full page color Oldsmobile ad with Official insignia of the 500th Fighter-Bomber squadron, U.S. Army Air Forces "Sky-Diver, with Bombs and Cannon!" The French get their Freedom. The girl partisan of Chartres, Nicole by Jack Belden, this story includes more women collaborators getting their hair shorn. Revolutionary History of Paris. Liberation will find the Greeks ready by Bernard Perlin. The world from Rome by William Bullitt. Reunion of Class of 1886, a very charming piece about a one-room schoolhouse in California's San Pasqual Valley - the class (now in 60s and 70s) re-enacted class time with pigtail pulling and all.. Nice full page color North American Aviation ad with P-51 Mustang fighter plane. New actress Jeanne Crain in Home In Indiana. Science - RDX new explosive, looks like plastic explosive. Eisenstaedt has a 15th anniversary. Western Electric ad featuring battleship art by Dwight Shepler. Full page color DuBarry ad with La Verne Owens, folley artist. Ad for North American Aviation with P51 art and cutaway illustration. Television, the next great development in radio! Excellent full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon ad with the people dressed as blue ribbons, art by ROR. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Infantry.
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Life Magazine September 
                    11, 1944Life Magazine September 11, 1944: Cover - Nazi Prisoners.

Full page color Good year airfoam cushions ad with guilty setter dog. Dewey’s Pawling, New York. Paris is Free Again. Nice full page color Firestone foamex ad with art by Reynolds, clearly foam padding was just coming on the market this year. Flying The Hump, over the Himalayas in Burma, C-46, pilot Bamboo Joe Barube and Ernest Lajoie. Full page color De Beers ad for diamonds, this is the first diamond ad I remember seeing in LIFE, at least during the war years. Russian Visit by Eric Johnston. Tam O’Shanter Country club hosts golf's richest tournament, includes Byron Nelson, George May. Full page color Florida Grapefruit Juice ad with bare-chested military men in canoes, this art looks very much like the True Towel Tales art. Nice full page color Roma Wines ad with art by Clark Agnew. Dutch Elm Disease. The story of Mary Marlin, soap-opera heroine, her husband is safe. Bailey Bridge. Aircraft Carrier ready room has an anxious moment - officers waiting for bombing report. Daphne du Maurier at Manderley.
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Life Magazine September 
                    18, 1944Life Magazine September 18, 1944 : Cover - Dewey.

Fred and Adele Astaire. Curious stylistic full page Gruen precision watch ad with train theme. Full page Cannon Hosiery ad with Dorothy Lamour. A bunch of photos of Ed Wynn's comical inventions such as the grapefruit guard and the corn eater. Full page color Capehart phonograph ad with very bright football photo. Full page color Cadillac ad with tank, art by Bingham. March through Paris, includes neat photo of GIs marching down the Champs-Elysees. Nice full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with dapper Bing Crosby. Nice photo of bucket brigade in Brussels, the citizens. The battle of the Mons by Jack Belden. General George Catlett Marshall at home. Photo essay - Japan. Ann Curtis, champion swimmer. The end of the Rialto Burlesque in Chicago. War poems by Auslander. Nice full page color Coca-Cola ad with two military women looking at sailor's photo, odd proportions in the art. Movie - Casanova Brown. Sunday in Poland by Richard Lauterbach. Two page ad with First Lady of Radio, Kate Smith, Kathryn Elizabeth Smith. Full page color Westinghouse ad with Oklahoma oil field, art by E. P. Couse. Somerset Maughm. Nice full page New York Central railroad ad with cut-away coaches. Excellent full page color Kinsey whiskey ad with Gay Nineties them, art by Herbert Bannert. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Helen O'Brien, steel worker.
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Life Magazine September 
                    25, 1944Life Magazine September 25, 1944 : Cover - Special Issue - A Letter to GI’s (Clair Poe).

charming full page Bell telephone ad with military crowd rushing to use the telephone. Already there are a number of finishing the war and going home things. Full page color Studebaker Weasel ad with art by Frederic Fellander. Humorous little piece - Iowa girls didn't like all the Paris girls kissing their guys, includes photos of Nora Schuck, Florence Brown, Mrs. Hubert Hanson, Winnie Devlin, Janice Soller, Bernadine Finestead, Sonja Nansen and many others. Fishing is good this year. War wife waits. State of the Nation by John Dos Passos. Swing Musicians. St. Louis Browns are baseball's surprise. The girls are still pretty, models in swimming suits. Comic strip happenings. Photos of New York City. Full page color Pennsylvania railroad ad with female railroad worker. Streets are shabbier. Housing projects, including Channel Heights, Hollywood Riviera, Planeview Kansas. Your favorite foods. Home hasn’t changed. GI’s dream party, John Farnsworth, Ginger Rogers and others in Beverly Hills - one guy and eight girls. Boulder Dam. Neat full page color Studebaker Weasel ad with M-29 cargo and personnel carrier, a kind of tank. Nice full page color Wyeth Incorporated ad with doctor and patients, painted by Haddon Sundblom. Full page color Army Air Forces ad with plane Double Trouble, art by Clayton Knight.
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Life Magazine October 
                    2, 1944Life Magazine October 2, 1944 : Cover - General Lucian King Truscott of the 7th.

Full page color Cannon Towels ad with pretty much naked lady. Full page Good rich tires ad with snowcats. First battle of Germany begins, Siegfried lline near Rotgen. Full page Parke, Davis & company ad about Epilepsy, child Roger A. is playing baseball compared to Thomas who wasn't treated and injured himself in a convulsion. Full page color General Motors ad with blacksmith. GREAT full page color Western Electric ad with gunner in an airplane, # 13 of naval aviation series, art by Paul Rabut. Into the Westwall by Jack Belden. Photo - Grand Army of the Republic, GAR, civil war veterans sit for a portrait. The Pacific War. Ernie Pyle comes home from the war. New fashions from Paris. 1944 hurricane, east coast, including Martha's Vineyard, Atlantic City, Sea Isle City, more. Exploded views of devices, including Jack Butler. Death at dusk in Grenoble by John Osborne. Presidential Campaign Slanders by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Clothes Critics judge new fashions for R. Lowenbaum Manufacturing of St. Louis. Full page color DeSoto car ad with cowboy theme. Movies - An American Romance. Dancer Joan McCracken. Liberation of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas and poodle. We take 20,000 Germans by Samuel Magill. Rothchild's barbershop in Hollywood.
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Life Magazine October 
                    9, 1944Life Magazine October 9, 1944 : Cover - Selene Mahri - Fall Fashion.

Nice full page Bell Telephone ad with camouflaged war communications center. Full page Oldsmobile ad with the A. A. Krueger family of Chicago. Interview with Mussolini. Full page Squibb ad with drug Curare for use in surgery. Europes Exiles Look Homeward. Photo - Gandhi / Ghandi leads prayers for unity. Drowning, then Lynching of Donato Carretta in Rome, he was director of Regina Coeli prison. Fascist Police chief Pieto Caruso shot in Italy. Western front - Belfort Gap. The Navy’s Seabees, building roads written by Lieut. William Bradford Huie. Elsa Maxwell’s Party Salutes France. Fecundity in Chicago Zoo, hippo, gazelle, zebra, kudu. Wartime England paintings by Byron Thomas. Theater - Anna Lucasta. Blackout Centrifuge - working on pilot's hazard in lab. Land of the Franks. Two page Consolidated Vultee Aircraft corporation ad with aviation quiz. Invasion Money Used by Axis and Allies. Great full page color Whitman's chocolates ad, military man and girl in green striped dress. Hollywood's Elsa Maxwell's salute party to Free France. L. Otis Swift on the beach.
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Life Magazine 
                    October 16, 1944Life Magazine October 16, 1944 : Cover - Lauren Bacall.

St. Louis Browns take first American baseball pennant. Full page Pontiac ad with pilot, color art by Bradshaw Crandell. full page color Capehart phonograph ad with "Puppets and People" by Serge Soudeikine. Full page Dodge ad with Superfortress airplane and engine. Bomb is allowing consumers to buy luxury goods, such as jewelry. Baseball fan Jim Cubbage fans right out of stands at St. Louis Browns game - photo. Death of politician Alfred E. Smith. Battle for Brest. The unknown battle by Charles J. V. Murphy. Robert G. Le Tourneau, makers of earth-moving machines, by Rufous Jarman. How will Negroes vote, including photos of Carter Nesley, Irene Boulden, James Royster, Eugene Washington Rhodes and others. . America's priceless documents reappear, such as Declaration of Independence. Fun and cheerful full page Interwoven Socks ad with color art by Fell and happy military coming-home theme. . William Penn has his 300th anniversary. Lauren Bacall debut in "to have and to have not". Song of Norway. Dog collars, choker necklaces for women. Umbriago Dats my boy - Marines get a new battle cry. Newport, Rhode Island. Danny Kaye satirizes nightclub pests who complain about everything no matter how good it is.
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Life Magazine October 
                    23, 1944Life Magazine October 23, 1944 : Cover USSR scientists - Alexi Krylov.

Full page Goodrich tires ad "This tire is made out dandelions" - Kok-saghyz. Full page Ethyl ad with sailor getting tattoo. War comes back to Philippines, First strike and Manila, Fighting Two squadron (fliers pictured and named including Bill Dean, Myrvin Noble, Wilbur Webb, Merriwell Vineyard, Clyde Spitler, Richard Griffin, Landis Doner, Roy Voris, Earling Zarske and others), more. Photo - Funeral procession, Crowds bid farewell to Wendell Willkie. The United Nations. Siwash the duck comes home. War prisoners return, including Sidney White, Del Porter, Tyure Weaver Teddy Milewski and others.. New deal days by John Chamberlain. Photo essay - the Colorado river. Feathered hats are huge and elegant, in color. Skeleton maker, S. Harmsted Chubb, American Museum of Natural History. Diana Lynn. Plaster cast art. Portraits introduce great Soviet Scientists. Feature on horse racing and gamblers.Full page color Army Air Forces AAF ad with Captain Charles S. Grant, B-26 bomber "So Sorry." Married at last - Rita Weinberg and Bernard Kessel. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Pegge Parker.
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Life 
                    Magazine October 30, 1944Life Magazine October 30, 1944: Cover - Battleship USS Iowa.

Nice full page Chevrolet ad with armored car. Photo - Wellesley girls wear campus styles in town. Philippines are invaded. Maps show how states may vote. Charles Utsler at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Prisoner 339, Benjamin Weintraub, Klooga murder camp (atrocities against the Jews) by John Hersey. Extremely cute full page color Carnation Milk ad with cherub getting his first haircut. The world of Washington Irving. Arne Anderson Swedish track star Arne Andersson. Forever Amber by writer Kathleen Winsor, bestseller. Aaron Bohrod paints record of bloody Normandy Beachhead, Omaha beach. Charming full page Old Gold cigarettes ad with apple bobbing. Full page Gerber baby food ad with United Air Lines stewardess feeding baby. Full page color Stetson hat ad with theme to not talk about security issues "The less said, the less dead." Aimee Semple McPherson’s Funeral. Photos- Pelican catches fish. Follow-up on whereabouts of nine boys pictured in Allegheny College story in LIFE December 7, 1941 listening to Pearl Harbor news.
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Life Magazine November 
                    6, 1944Life Magazine November 6, 1944 : Cover - Celeste Holm in Broadway Hit “Bloomer Girl”.

Full page Revere Copper and Brass ad with war amputee Antone Joseph Mell of Loletea, California. Cute full page color Goodyear airfoam ad with grandpa sleeping in comfortable car seats. White House waits for new paint job. Philippines naval battle. The New York Times stages a fashion show. Bright full page color Cadillac ad with plane against red sky. Japanese civilians on Saipan, including Camp Susupe. A plea for France, needs our help and understanding. Full page Woodbury soap ad with June Gripper of Houston and Jack Wilson Grisson, Jr. (2Neat has been lucky enough to communicate with the daughter of this deb!). How to survive in the jungle. John W. Bricker, our next vice-president by Eliot Janeway. Sergeant Charles Wise gets plastic surgery. Harry S. Truman by Gerald W. Johnson. Movie - The Princess and the Pirate. American First Ladies. Now the Germans are Refugees by William Walton. The Stork Club. Marshal Tito's partisan troops in Yugoslavia.
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Life Magazine November 
                    13, 1944Life Magazine November 13, 1944 : Cover - De Gaulle.

Neat full page Forstmann woolens ad with elegant purple outfit. Nice full page color Oldsmobile ad with "Black Widow" plane, P-61. The U.S. in China. Sea Floods Holland - Germans blast dikes on the island of Schouwen. Very elegant full page color Chesterfield ad with woman in white waiting for her man to come home. MacArthur returns to Leyte, in the Philippines. Super nice full page color Community silverplate ad with sailor hugging his (young) wife, art by Michael. Freedom comes home again to Athens. OPA prices Christmas Toys. Freedom of Information, Associated Press. Big two page color Goodyear aircraft ad with "Black Widow" P-61 airplane and more. De Gaulle, the Prophet by Noel Busch. Van Johnson matinee idol. Bathing suits. New French art, including Matisse. Very pretty full page color Royal Crown cola ad with Barbara Stanwyck. Rockets. New York City's Broadway. Movie - Thirty Seconds over Tokyo. Junior Geniuses by Betty Reef. Prisoner of war camp, Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky. Sad photo series showing one bomber wrecked by bomb dropped by mate, over Berlin, B-17s. Concealed camera in bicycle basket.
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Life Magazine November 
                    20, 1944Life Magazine November 20, 1944: Cover - Thanksgiving (Church in Tallmadge, Ohio).

1944 Election coverage. Trappist lay brother hears about the war. Nice full page color Kinsey, Unhurried whiskey ad with ski lodge theme, shows ski boots nicely and ski trophies. China flees - mass evacuation in Kwangsi. Families speak for their war dead - Louis William Brucks, Samuel Ottenbachers, Bertha Courtney, John Paul Ragsdales, Jeanette McPheeters, Irene Burgess, Frances Virt Schulz, and more. Photo - USS Missouri fires a salvo. Ships in trouble in Philippine sea battle - being shelled as planes prepare to take off from neighboring aircraft carrier. Paris fashions. New York harbor. Hedda Hopper, Hollywood columnist. After the war hunters will use GI equipment for sport. Rural delights of the New York Times. Engineered Exercise, gymnastics with Nicholas A. Kounovsky, Florence Dornin, Maurine Zollman. I remember mama - theater. British Royal Children spoil family photographs by acting up, moving, etc.. Uncle Dan Barey by John Walker. Indian Spa at French Lick. Diana Shore finds husband Montgomery Letz in pages of LIFE. Cute full page color Coca-Cola ad with sleeping soldiers, each with a "call me at -- o'clock sign."
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Life 
                    Magazine November 27, 1944Life Magazine November 27, 1944 : Cover - Gertrude Lawrence.

What the Germans did to Greece, including photo of grieving Maria Padiska, Katina Pitsou, Maria Karouzou, Zoi Sechremeli, more. Photo - Japanese war god with face covered with mask. Extremely bright two page Dextrose sugar ad with football theme, including Howard Odell, Yale coach. US Cigarette shortage. US sells war surplus. Airmen's ward - US fliers in France adopt Yvette Hamel who lost both legs due to German shell. Jet Propulsion - new jet planes. Prophet James Francis Jones, Detroit evangelist. Churches of Russia - art. Mary Martin's made-overs. Cartoon books are very popular, Peter Arno, Richard Taylor, more. Nice full page color International Trucks ad with desert night scene, art by Robert Skemp. Carrier Crew orders Pin-up, photographer John Florea photographs Ruth Valmy. Clifton's cafeteria.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 4, 1944Life Magazine December 4, 1944 : Cover - B-29’s over Formosa.

Cute full page Listerine shaving cream ad with young boy doing his first shave. C.L.O. has victory convention. Hitler at Berchtesgaden in 1935. Where is the front? French assembly meets. Prince Bernhard views gallows. General Stillwell and his dog. Our Army in Western Europe. Close-up - Mary Margaret McBride, WEAF radio saleswoman. Photo essay - the Rhine. Theater - “The late George Apley.” Nightclubs - Sammy’s Bowery Follies. US Carrier fights airplane fire - a Hellcat lands while on fire (on wooden flight deck), pilot Alfred Magee, Jr. Aralac, skimmed-milk textile. June Haver. New Welterweight, Billy Arnold. Artist is model for comic-strip dog, Clifford McBride. Life goes to a slumber party at East Bakersfield High School, California - 300 girls. Cool full page color Green Giant ad on back cover with giant Giant.
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Life 
                    Magazine December 11, 1944Life Magazine December 11, 1944 : Cover - Judy Garland.

Charming full page color Community silverplate ad with soldier "Back home for keeps", art by Michael. Full page color Capehart ad with "And the Glory of the Lord" by Bernard Lamotte. Nice full page color Pacific fabrics ad with policeman greeting returned soldiers, night time Christmas scene. Contains amazing aerial photo of ship firing three torpedoes at Japanese cruiser, plus photo of overturned tank, and bottomless mud. Photo - US Casualty lists. Jap cruiser's death in Manilla harbor. Teen-age girls - photo essay. Nice full page color RCA ad with bombers, art by Baumgartner. Full page color Royal Crown cola ad with Jon Crawford. Cute full page color Carnation Milk ad with art by K. Gunnor, boy carving turkey. Happiest couple in Hollywood - Billy Wilder and Charlie Brackett - writing team. The covers of "Time" - art. Truck driver Bud Shields delivers in Iowa at night. Chrysanthemum show in Chicago. Contains a color section - Covers of Time - various military and political leaders. Cute full page Old Gold Cigarettes ad with Skiing theme - a charmer. Very nice and colorful full page Interwoven socks ad with Santa, art by LL5 Full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad with great freight yard from above "An Aircraft Carrier goes by rail before it goes to sea." .
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Life Magazine 
                    December 18, 1944Life Magazine December 18, 1944: Cover - Major Joppolo in “A Bell for Adano”.

Another full page color Cannon Towels ad with a pretty much naked woman. Cute full page Bell telephone ad relating to the Christmas rush and keeping lines clear for essential calls. Battlefield of Germany, aerial photos and other photos of bombed areas, Eschweiler, Bauchem, Geilenkirchen, Weisweiler, Durwiss. Japanese Earthquake. French red returns - Maurice Thorez. Rescue off an Icecap. Nice full page color General Electric radio ad with Bing Crosby. Tommy Manville sells furnishings. Movie Butler sells self for War Bonds - Arthur Treacher, oil man C. P. Johnson bid $50,000. Induction heating if metal. Army-Navy football game. S.F.B Morse. Arizona Sunshine helps photograph dresses. Photos - Attack in Holland. Why Fred Allen hates Hollywood. Notes from Paris by Noel F. Busch. Amazing record puppy litter - 23 puppies born to foxhound of W. Newbold Ely of Amber, Pennsylvania. Very nice full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Santa. Wonderful full page color Whitman's chocolates ad with woman dressed as Santa.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 25, 1944Life Magazine December 25, 1944 : Cover - Madonna and Child by Lauren Ford.

Nice full page AC Spark Plug ad with color, men in combat. Photos by Horst Paul Horst. Cute full page color Oldsmobile ad with Official Insigne of a Navy scout-bombing squadron “Super mouse” and Navy Helldiver bomber airplanes. Army turns Leyte church into Hospital. British soldier plays Santa Claus for Dutch children. How a civil war began in Greece. Billy Rose has big first night - "Seven Lively Arts.". Close-up - The last Prussian, Gerd von Rundstedt. Lauritz Melchior sings 200th “Tristan.” Religious paintings by Lauren Ford. V-2 details are revealed. Walkin’ preacher of the Ozarks, Guy Howard of Newburn, Iowa. Life visits a GI phone center, includes photos of Howard McKenzie, G.S. Moffatt, Robert Detrich, James R. Lewis, Philip Schwab, John Mains, Clarence H. Causey, Louis A. Woisard and others. 1.0
Fair (Generally Very Good, nice, but back cover has scuffed tears) - $34 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has a water marked corner that mostly shows as rippling) - $16 buy now