Life Magazine 1943

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Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price

January 4, 1943

Jimmy Byrnes: A Close-Up On the “Assistant President”.  Red Army Strikes Back, Washington in Wartime, Leno Horne, Warfare in New Guinea, Wood photo essay, Raising Rabbits, Palm Sample War Art

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

January 11, 1943

Kids' Uniforms. OPA Price Rations, U.S.S. Peto (Sub), Moscow Today, Hospital Ship, Admiral Halsey

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

January 18, 1943

Cover GirlRita Hayworth. War Congress Opens, Zero Mostel Close-up, “Suzy-Q” B-17, Grant Wood art, Blimps Patrol

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same

Good – cover damage

$20.00

January 25, 1943

Eddie Rickenbacker – Pacific Mission. Farming at War photo essay, Night Clubs, Marion Anderson, Combat Zone Errors – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

February 1, 1943

Date in Casablanca. Guadalcanal: Grassy Knoll battle, Rickenbacker Part 2, Coal Strike, “Hitler’s Children” movie, Australian Way of Life, Aberdeen Proving Ground, New York Blackout photos – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

February 8, 1943

Plane Spotter.  FDR in North Africa, Pacific Mission Part 3 by Rickenbacker, Marjorie Lawrence, Red Cross Entertains Servicemen in England photo essay, “Air Force”, Anton Otto Fischer Coast Guard Art, Air Spotters

G/VG

$30.00

Same

G/VG, light corner crease

$27.50

February 15, 1943

Princess Elizabeth. Battle of Buna, US Army Signal Corps photo essay, Tallulah Bankhead Close-up, “Stars & Stripes” Newspaper, “They Got Me Covered”, Peter Hurd Paints Airmen, Cecil Beaton Photographs British Princesses  -- 3 copies

Good

$20.00

February 22, 1943

Army Air Observer. Women in Lifeboats, Booty at Buna, William Jeffers, Photo Reconnaissance, "Stage Door Canteen"

G/VG

$25.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

March 1, 1943

Bow Ties. Bourke-White Goes Bombing, Guadalcanal Diary, Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion World Cut-outs, Fishing Kits for Castaways  – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

 

Fuller Insert only

G/VG

$15.00

March 8, 1943

General Somervell. Puerto Rico, Martha Raye Entertains Troops, Corporal at Casablanca, American Sunday photo essay, Veronica Lake, Wartime Gardening, Modern Art at the Met 

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

March 15, 1943

WAVES. Battle of Sened, Witch Doctor Close-up, Waacs and Waves photo essay, West to Japan, Versailles Showgirls, Chinese Artist, “The Human Comedy” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

March 22, 1943

Victor of Bismarck Sea (General Kenney). OWI’s War of Words, Al Schmid: Hero, U.S.S. Hornet – Art by Tom Lea, Betty Hutton, Expedition to Mt. McKinley – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

March 29, 1943

Special Issue: USSR. Stalin cover.  Lend-Lease to Russia, Peoples of the USSR, Face of Russia, One Thousand Years of Russia – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$20.00

April 5, 1943

Montgomery Beret. Farm and Food Crisis, Irving Berlin Close-up, Tunis Expedition, Kaiser Empire photo essay, Tom Lea Paints "The Wasp" – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

April 12, 1943

Jefferson Memorial. Spring Offensives, Beardsley Ruml, China Air Task Force, Thomas Jefferson photo essay, Hattie Carnegie Designs Dress, “Fala” Makes Movie – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

April 19, 1943

Soldier’s Farewell. New Chicago Subway, General Spaatz, The Human Body photo essay, Esther Williams, Aviation Cadets Train at Corpus Christi – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same  – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

April 26, 1943

Jango”. Tunisia Fighting, Newport RI at War, “One World” by Wendell Willkie, “The Song of Bernadette”, Radio City Music Hall photo essay (in color) – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

May 3, 1943

Spring Match (Fashions cover – model was Diana Dill, future wife of Kirk Douglas, mother of Michael). Frank Sinatra Close-Up, President Tours South, Task Force, South Africa Photo Essay, Victory Gardens, Plastics & War – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

May 10, 1943

PT Skippers: Their Story. Coal Strike, Jitterbugs, Warning About China, Night Clubs, Aerial Photography, Engineering Cadettes, “Mission to Moscow

G/VG

$40.00

Same

G/VG, crease

$35.00

Same

Good

$30.00

Same

Good, light insect damage

$30.00

May 17, 1943

Boypower. Allies Overrun North Africa, How Airplanes Fly, Veronica Lake Profile, Nestling Birds, U.S. Destroyer photo essay, British Radio Show – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

May 24, 1943

Peggy Lloyd. Tunisian Campaign Ends, Fall of Tunis, Spring on Lancaster County Farm photo essay, “The Ox-Bow Incident”, Flying Fish, Penicillin, “Oklahoma” – 8 copies

G/VG

$20.00

May 31, 1943

Ibn Saud of Saudia Arabia. Sikorsky's Helicopter, UN Food Conference, Prisoners of War, LIFE Visits Arabia, Cotton Stockings, The Oceans, “Action in the North Atlantic” – 3 copies

G/VG

$45.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$35.00

Same

Good, medium wear, crease

$25.00

June 7, 1943

Captain Foss, America’s No. 1 Ace.  Midwest Floods, How to Camp Out, Betty Grable’s Legs, Infantry Officer School photo essay – 2 copies

G/VG

$30.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

June 14, 1943

High School Graduation. War’s Aftermath in North Africa, Tunisian Campaign, Literary England photo essay, Bareback Dresses, Russian War Art, “Five Graves to Cairo” – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

June 21, 1943

Sikorsky’s Helicopter. Allied Bombs, Show Business at War, Wives at Key West, Peter Hurd Paints Return from Rouen – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

June 28, 1943

War Souvenir. British Raid Burma, Troop Train photo essay, Jungle Adventure, Trees, Souvenirs from Overseas Troops – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

July 5, 1943

America’s Combat Dead (with 23 pages of names of combat dead). MacArthur Close-Up, Doubletalk, Fischer Paints “Campbell”, “Dixie”, Bare Leg Make-Up – 3 copies

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same

Good, stain

$25.00

July 12, 1943

Roy Rogers & Trigger. FDR’s Home Front Crisis, Bombing of the Ruhr, Young Britain, King of the Cowboys Close-up, San Francisco photo essay, Barse Miller Paints San Francisco Harbor – 2 copies

G/VG

$45.00

July 19, 1943

Air Force Pilot (female). Corn Crisis, Betty Grable Marries Harry James, Narcotics, Girl Pilots, Rehabilitation of Wounded, Soybeans, “Victory Through Air Power”, Bees

Not Available

NA

July 26, 1943

8th Air Force. Invasion of Sicily, The Air Plan, Troop Landings at Gela in Sicily, Ingrid Bergman Close-up, How to Fix It photo essay, Training Films, Enemy Weapons, Peter Hurd Paints Bomber Command, “For Whom the Bells Toll”  – 4 copies

G/VG

$40.00

August 2, 1943

Commander in Chief of the Western Approaches. Invasion of Sicily, Admiral Sir Max Horton, Tom Lea Paints “The Hornet”, Quartz Crystals, Kid Clothes – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

August 9, 1943

Steel Worker. Italy Surrenders, Women in Steel photo essay, Speed of Growing Corn, Negro Army Division, Kitchens of Tomorrow, Lucille Ball in Technicolor, “Flip” Corkin Close-up  -- 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

August 16, 1943

How Strong is Japan? Battle of Orel, P-38, Andrew Jackson Higgins Close-up, Folies Bergere, Paris & New York Styles, Low-Tide Life  – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

August 23, 1943

The Lindy Hop. Palermo Surrender, “Normandie” Refloating, Sinatra at Lewisohn Stadium, Canning & Preserving, Secretary of War Close-Up – 2 copies

G/VG

$60.00

Same

Good, small scuff

$50.00

Same

Good, edge tears

$50.00

August 30, 1943

Anthony Eden & Dog Nipper. Churchill & FDR in Quebec, Summer Broadway successes, "Heaven Can Wait", Missouri River photo essay, Victoria Cross, Farm Kids Produce Food, Precision Bombing – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

September 6, 1943

Jap Hunters.  Industry at War, Republicans, Munda Airfield, Greenland at War art, Air Transport Command Base, Folk Singer John Jacob Niles, Chicken Business photo essay – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

September 13, 1943

Leotards.  Allied Landing on Kiska, Sikh Maharaja Close-up, Weather photo essay, Last Mission of a Fortress, “Watch on the Rhine”, College Fashions, Alajalov’s illustrations for “Cinderella” – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

September 20, 1943

Cambridge Don. Surrender of Italy, Carlson of the Raiders Close-up, Cleveland Museum, Mosquitoes, Latin Quarter, Cambridge University photo essay – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

September 27, 1943

Harvester.  MGM photo essay (including a wonderful center spread group photo of MGM stars), Battle of Salerno, Soldiers Sing, Letter from Home, The Bazooka, WAC Exercises, Old Indian Cave Relics – 3 copies

G/VG

$30.00

Same

Fair/Good

$20.00

October 4, 1943

Tony Biddle.  Allied South Pacific Advance, Battle of Italy, Food, Kids & Guns, “So Proudly We Hail”, Decorations & Service Ribbons (in color) – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

October 11, 1943

Half-Hat.  Eleanor Roosevelt’s South Pacific Tour, Stuttgart Raid, Jam Session (Duke Ellington et. al.), Aleutians color photos, Jewish Homeland photo essay

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, tear at side edge, wear

$15.00

October 18, 1943

Picture Romance. Capture of Naples, Basic English, Picatinny Arsenal photo essay, Europe’s Clothes, Marshall Field III, “Blackouts of 1943”, Soil Erosion – 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

October 25, 1943

Mary Martin. Air War in the Pacific, Business in Britain, Colorado photo essay, Congressional Medal of Honor Awards, “Flesh and Fantasy”, Sea Bombardment, Balinese Sculpture – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

November 1, 1943

Thunderbolt Fighter. Nazi Spies Executed, Postwar Air, Georgia Prisons photo essay, Hildegarde close-up, Magnetic Wire Recorder, Smart Dog, West Point’s Training Camp, “The North Star” – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same 

Good

$17.50

November 8, 1943

Field Marshall Jan Smuts. Battlefield of Naples, USS “Lafayette”, Battle of Arundel Island, An American Block photo essay, Tank Recovery Units – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

November 15, 1943

Fur-Lined Coats. Country Turns Republican (elections), “Here Is Your War” by Ernie Pyle, Dukes of England Close-up, Skip-Bombing photo essay, “Yank”, Chinese Music, Troops in Ireland – 11 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good – cover stain

$15.00

 

Same

Fair/Good

$12.50

November 22, 1943

Foot Soldier.  Los Angeles, Ellery Queen Close-up, German General Staff Corps photo essay, Shostakovich Symphony, South Pacific Atoll, Robeson in “Othello” – 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, name in pencil, light stain

$15.00

 

Same

Fair – water damage

$10.00

November 29, 1943

Lieut. General Eaker Eight Air Force. World’s No. 1 Army, 8th Bomber Command Book, The Brontes photo essay, Dam Threatens Pueblos, Floppy Rack Dolls, Gilded Dietrich, “Winged Victory” – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 7 copies

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good – insect dgm (minor)

$15.00

December 6, 1943

Ear Muffs.  Sinkiang – Heart of Asia, Germany – Enigma of Peace, Soldier’s Letter Home photo essay, Root Cellar, State Flags and the Rainbow Division (in color), Proviso Freight Yard, “No Time for Love

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, multiple stains

$15.00

December 13, 1943

Citizen of Sinkiang. Fight for Tarawa, Harvard’s Eateria, Alexis Smith, “Madame Curie”, Psychological Warfare, U.S. Borie’s Last Battle by John Hersey – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

December 20, 1943

U.S. Pilot’s Wife. Big Three in Teheran Conference, Irish Publican, Landing Craft, Dream Girls in the Movies, “Carmen Jones” – 4 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

December 27, 1943

War Art. 36 pages of commissioned art of the War with commentary by John Hersey. Mary Martin, "The Voice of the Turtle", Electric Motors, Children’s Books for Christmas – 6 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$20.00

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