Life Magazine 1942

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Life Indexes

Volume 13 (July-December)

G/VG

$10.00

 

Same

Good, folded

$7.50

January 5, 1942

Wanted: 50,000 Nurses.  US Fleet Goes Into Action, First 10 Days of War at Sea, Washington Goes to War, Japan’s Industries photo essay, Lincoln in Photographs

Good

$17.50

January 12, 1942

Pacific Coast Defense. War in Russia, Jap Cunning in Singapore, Last Look at Europe, Rockefeller Center photo essay (in color) – 8 copies

G/VG

$20.00

January 19, 1942

North Atlantic Patrol. War Plans, Desert Tank Fighting, Alaska photo essay, Chicago Bears, The Ballet, “Louisiana Purchase” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50       

January 26, 1942

“This Above All” – A War Novel in Pictures.  British Commandos Raid Hitler’s Europe, War in Iran, “Sullivan’s Travels”

Not Available

NA

February 2, 1942

Thunderbolt. Nazi Submarines Wage War, Napoleon in Russia, Moscow Journal, US Warplanes photo essay (in color) – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

February 9, 1942

Versailles Chorus. American Unity at Rio, Battle of Bataan, King Peter of Yugoslavia, Nazi-Ruled Italy Hates War, Australia photo essay, “Kings Row”, New Soldier Art – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

February 16, 1942

Singer and Soldier. US Auto Plants Cleared for War, US Corps of Engineers, War Heroes, Skeezix at 21, “Woman of the Year”, America’s Medals of Honor (in color) – 4 copies

G/VG

$25.00

February 23, 1942

Guns For Merchantmen. Empire Era Ends at Singapore, “Normandie” Burns at Pier, AEF in Ireland, Broadway Theatre Season photo essay, Aerial Warfare, Sears Roebuck Styles, Brooklyn Navy Yard photo essay – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

March 2, 1942

Ginger Rogers.  US Fight for Life, Six Ways to Invade the US, Rear Guard in Luzon, Chiang Kai-shek, British Firemen’s Art, Ginger Rogers photo essay – 4 copies

G/VG

$25.00

March 9, 1942

U.S. Barrage Balloon. War in California, Rescue from Howland Island, Maine in Winter photo essay, How to Shoot Machine Guns, Table-Tennis, “To Be Or Not To Be” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

March 16, 1942

Private Teed. Wartime Censorship in England, India photo essay, US Army Private Close-up, “The Jungle Book”, Great Lakes Naval Training Station Sports – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

March 23, 1942

How to Make Plane Models. American Troops in Australia, Tom Connally Close-up, Florida At War photo essay, Industrial Chemistry photo essay, Brooklyn Dodgers Spring Training, “The Invaders” – 3 copies

Good

$20.00

March 30, 1942

Shirley Temple. Farewell to Bataan, American Pilots in Burma, Submarine School, Tojo of Japan, Dalmatians Get War Training

Not Available

NA

April 6, 1942

Bomber Task Force. West Coast Japs Interned in Mountain Camp, Three Men on a Raft, Bomber Task Force photo essay, Small Fry Clothes, US Government War Art, Janet Blair, Iron Rations – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same  – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

April 13, 1942

Army’s Supply Chief. General MacArthur at Bataan, Robert Nathan Close-up, “Priorities of 1942”, Spring Flowers, Army High Command – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

April 20, 1942

1942 Slacks. England Falls in Love With Russia, War Days on Corregidor, How to Build a Battleship, “My Favorite Blonde”, Whitney Museum of Modern Art. Joe DiMaggio Camel Cigarette ad back cover – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

April 27, 1942

Nelson Rockefeller. US Bombs Tokyo (Doolittle Raid), Radio at War photo essay, Tom Lea Paints US Soldiers, Civil Air Patrol - 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

May 4, 1942

Chinese Cadet. US Troops Arrive in Australia, Malta, Milk photo essay, Joan Fontaine & Olivia De Havilland

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

May 11, 1942

Fluffy Ruffles. War on Inflation, Hawaii At War photo essay, Flying Cadet McIlyar Close-up, “Saboteur”, Barse Miller Paints US Soldiers  – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

May 18, 1942

Bombardier. Jap Sweep Thru Burma, World Oil photo essay, Bombardier School photo essay, Admiral Land Close-up, Short Nightgowns, “My Gal Sal” – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

May 25, 1942

Spring Planting. Battle of Coral Sea, American Military Tradition, Spring Planting photo essay, Cotton Dresses, Tom Lea Paints North Atlantic Patrol, “In Which We Serve”, Salmon Hatches – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

June 1, 1942

Hedy Lamarr. Battle of Britain, Yale at War photo essay, “Tortilla Flat”, Blue Jays, Salvage in Stevens Point, General Brereton Close-up  - 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

June 8, 1942

Nurses Aide. US Launches 21 Ships, WAACs, “Mrs. Miniver”, The Australians, Wartime Parties photo essay, US Fighter Planes – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

June 15, 1942

General Stilwell. RAF Blasts German Industry, Burma Mission, Negroes at War, Paintings at Andover, “Yankee Doodle Dandy” – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

June 22, 1942

War Stamp Bride. Three Nations Sign Alliance, Burma Mission – Part 2, Logistics & Supply photo essay, Battles of Midway & Coral Sea, “This Gun For Hire – 3 copies

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same

Good

$25.00

June 29, 1942

USO Victory Belle. Carrier Supplants Battleships as Indispensable Weapon, Henry J Kaiser, USO photo essay, “Eagle Squadron”, Army Comes to Victoria Texas – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

July 6, 1942

United We Stand (Flag Cover). Missing in Action, Donald Nelson Close-up, The Fighting South photo essay, Life’s War Art, Naval Battles – 3 copies

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$30.00

 

Same

Good, name in ink

$35.00

July 13, 1942

Air Corps Gunnery School. Oklahoma Politics, Battle For Egypt, TVA photo essay, “Have You Heard” Photo Drama (for Life, by Alfred Hitchcock), Aerial Gunners, Painted Legs

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same  – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

July 20, 1942

Short Coat. Axis 1942 Drive, Russian Battlefront, The Jeep photo esssay, Teresa Wright, “This is the Army”  - 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

July 27, 1942

Atlantic Convoy. Second Front?, "Dear Adolf" by Stephen Vincent Benet, "Tales of Manhattan", Charlie the Seal Close-up – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

August 3, 1942

Gen'l MacArthur's Son cover. Close-up of James Petrillo. Transport Planes, Battle of the Atlantic Convoy, Global War photo essay, Color photos of 10 Actresses – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

August 10, 1942

General Chennault in China. Fighting French Await Invasion, Air Cargo Transport, Summer Skiing, Sunsets, Army Trains Dogs, “The Pied Piper”, General Stilwell’s Flight From Burma

G/VG

$25.00

August 17, 1942

Ace Guerrilla. Detroit War Production & Strike, Gandhi at Home, Fort Leavenworth Command School photo essay, “The Major and the Minor”, “Command Performance” – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

August 24, 1942

Johnny Jeep Hats. Marines Attack Solomons, French Underground, National Maritime Union photo essay, Conversation in a Flying Fortress – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

August 31, 1942

Ensign Gay of Torpedo Squadron 8. War in Western Desert, Walt Disney Goes to War photo essay, Junior Mothers, Harvest Paintings, Angora Goats, Treating Shock – 4 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

September 7, 1942

War Glider. Americans Return From Jap Prisons, Brazil Goes to War, The Japanese Language, The WAACs photo essay – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

September 14,1942

Leon Henderson. Japs Lie About US Heroes, Turkey Stands Firm photo essay, “The Moon and Sixpence”, Billy Rose’s Girls, Frederic Remington art, Dinghy Racing, Army Chaplain – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

September 21, 1942

Queen of Iran. War on Inflation, George Court photo essay, Railroads at War photo essay, “See Here, Private Hargrove”, Waves Uniforms, Rifle Marksmanship, US Forces in Bermuda art by Floyd Davis, “Moscow Strikes Back” – 4 copies

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$30.00

 

Same

Good, dampstain back pages

$25.00

September 28, 1942

Admiral Leahy. The Aleutians, Aerial Navigation, U.S.S. Yorktown Sunk, “Arabian Nights”, Yankees Win American League, Children’s War Scooters

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

October 5, 1942

Eye Catcher (Hairdo). Red Army Fights for Mother Russia, Nations Leaders in Crowded Capitol photo essay, Night Vision, Armed Force Cartoons, Lucille Ball – 9 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

October 12, 1942

Aviation Mechanic. FDR’s Trip, Southern California at War photo essay, Madame Litvinoff Close-up, Post Office Murals, Arc Welding, “My Sister Eileen”, Greyhound Champ – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

October 19, 1942

Sand-Bagged Sphinx. Gov. Stassen of Minnesota Close-up, US High-Altitude Bombers Hit Nazis, “The Murder of Lidice” by Edna St. Vincent Millay, Steel photo essay, Catholic Quebec photo essay, Christmas Cards by Men in Armed Services – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

October 26, 1942

Joan Leslie. US Drafts 18-Year-Olds, Youth Crime, “They Were Expendable”, The Roosevelt Party photo essay, Tank Destroyers, Storing a Car for the Duration – 8 copies

Good

$17.50

November 2, 1942

“Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition”. Off-Year Election, War Aims, Nine Men on a Raft by Hersey, New US War Songs, Navy Dive Bombing photo essay, U.S.S. Iowa Launched, “I Married a Witch” – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

November 9, 1942

Mountain Trooper. US Fights for the Solomons, General Eisenhower Close-up, Marines on Guadalcanal by John Hersey, The Middle West photo essay, Japanese Zero Planes, Honolulu Artist, Astaire & Hayworth in “You Were Never Lovlier”, St. Louis Art Museum – 6 copies

G/VG

$25.00

November 16, 1942

Winter Fashions. US Goes Republican, Mrs. Roosevelt in England, Letters from US Commander on Guadalcanal, Life and Death of the USS Yorktown, Amphibious War, Illustrated London News, Varga Girls in “Du Barry Was A Lady”, Checker King – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

November 23, 1942

The Puritan Spirit. US Takes Over North Africa, Battle of the River, Life on Midway Island photo essay, Indiana University, Cartoonist Abner Dean – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

November 30, 1942

18-Year-Old. Major General Patton Close-up, “George Washington Slept Here”, US Victory in the Solomons, Truman Committee, Coffee Rationing, Air Transport, Age Regression – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

December 7, 1942

Marine Ace Smith. Allies Launch World Offensive, Report from Tokyo, War Metals photo essay, “The Palm Beach Story”, “New Yorker” Art in Cartoon Albums, Sante Fe Railway at War Art  – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$20.00

December 14, 1942

Coast Guard Skipper. Pearl Harbor Damage Revealed, Airpower, Gypsy Rose Lee Close-up, US Coast Guard photo essay, Shepheard’s Hotel, “Random Harvest”, V-Mail – 7 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

December 21, 1942

Lonely Wife. War Manpower Commission, Geopolitics, Aftermath of War photo essay, War-Poster Campaign, “In Which We Serve”, Gracie Fields – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

December 28, 1942

Raphael's Madonna. Interview with Smuts, General Clark's Secret Mission, Mili's Camera in Hollywood, Service Mother, Miami Beach in Wartime – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

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