Life Magazine 1945

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INDEX

Vol. 18 (January-June), Vol. 19 (July-Dec.)

Good – splitting

$10.00 ea.

January 1, 1945

Big Gun. Nazis Attack as Production Lags, Battle of Hurtgen Forest, Stalin at 65 Close-up, Calendar Art, “National Velvet”, Athens Ancient Art photo essay – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

January 8, 1945

Crochet Togs. Battle of the Bulge, Liberated France's Future, Frank Fay, Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, Movie Making – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

January 15, 1945

General Patton cover. Battle of the Bulge, Boston, Ingrid Bergman, "On the Town"

Good, ink stain, small tear

$35.00

January 22, 1945

Basketball. Battle for Luzon, Supreme Court, Admiral Jocko Clark, Storage Wall photo essay, Sun Fashions – 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

January 29, 1945

George Lott, Casualty. Sir Thomas Beecham, British Pantomimes, Russia’s New History in Art, Sailor Hats     – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

February 5, 1945

Florida. Ardennes Salient battle, Austria, Bill Mauldin, American Legends photo essay, “A Song to Remember”, Search for TB - 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

February 12, 1945

Soviet Soldier. Drive on Hitler's Berlin, Flight Nurse, Zhukov Close-up, Trench Foot, Maine Winter Poems – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

February 19, 1945

Ski Clothes. U.S. Wins Philippines, Return to Santo Tomas ("I Shall Return" photos), Dalai Lama, "The Suspect" – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

February 26, 1945

Winter Soldier. Dino Grandi, Truman/Bacall, Three Little Movie Girls (Liz Taylor, O'Brien, Garner), "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn", Helicopters, Scottie wins Westminster Dog Show – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

March 5, 1945

The Pacific. Iwo Jima, Santo Tomas Delivered, FDR's Daughter, House of Colonna, "Fighting Lady" movie, Denmark  – 4 copies

Good

$30.00

March 12, 1945

Simpson of the 9th. Allies Drive for the Rhine, The Atolls by John Dos Passos, Eisenhower Jacket, "Ivan the Terrible", Glass, Sweden Apartments – 9 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

March 19, 1945

Dutch Girl. Germans Crumble, Ibn Saud, Earl of Halifax, West Point Teams, Dache Hats, "Picture of Dorian Gray", Flooded Dutch Island photo essay -- 8 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, two holes at spine

$17.50

March 26, 1945

Carol Lynne (Ice Skater) by Mili.  Paris Black market, Battle of the Tanks, “Carrier War”, Story of the Iwo Jima FLAG-RAISING Photo by Joe Rosenthal, Brussels Nightclub – 8 copies

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$30.00

April 2, 1945

Sub-Deb Clubs. Allies Vault the Rhine, Sailors in NY, MacArthur in Manila, Academy Awards, Ernie Pyle Close-up – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good – stain

$15.00

 

Same

Good – cover insect dmg.

$15.00

April 9, 1945

Iwo Jima cover. Airborne Landings, Hitler’s Last Resort, Battlefield of Iwo Jima photo essay, “The Enchanted Cottage”, Over the Rhine, Nazi State Dissolves, Broadway Season in Color, Kate Greenaway Styles

G/VG

$50.00

April 16, 1945

General Eisenhower. Backwash of Battle, Lloyd George obit, Queen Wilhelmina Close-up, New Paris Trends, Forgotten Front (Italy)  - 6 copies

Good

$20.00

April 23, 1945

President Truman. Death of Roosevelt. Hitler Close-up, Roosevelt’s Men photo essay, Plexiglas, Philadelphia Phillies

G/VG

$25.00

Same – 7 copies

Good

$20.00

April 30, 1945

Life’s War Artists (w/24 pages in color). Truman’s First Week, San Francisco Conference (UN), Hitler’s Hide-Out, “The Glass Menagerie” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

May 7, 1945

The German People. War in Europe Draws to End, San Francisco Conference Starts (U.N.), Lauren Bacall, Roosevelt Rites, Spring in France photo essay – 4 copies

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same

Good

$30.00

May 14, 1945

Victorious Yank. Victory in Europe! (1/2 of issue). Mussolini Dies, In Italy, Nazi Suicides 

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same – 4  copies

Good

$30.00

 

Same – Creased cover

Good

$25.00

May 21, 1945

Winston Churchill (Classic cover photo by Karsh). Germans Sign Surrender, London’s VE Day, The American Look photo essay, Churchill Close-up, American Marianas, Last Days of Berlin – 4 copies

G/VG

$35.00

Same

Good, light stain

$25.00

May 28, 1945

Starlet Barbara Bates. Allies Round Up War Criminals, Okinawa photo essay, "The Clock", Home Planning – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

June 4, 1945

War Bond Letter cover. Battered Germany, Bogart marries Bacall, US Pacific Bases, San Francisco Chef, Richard Wright's "Black Boy", Girls Baseball

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

June 11, 1945

Teen-Age Boys. Washington in June, Champion Fisherman, Tom Lea Paints Invasion of Peleliu, Fisherman Michael Lerner, “The Valley of Decision”

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

June 18, 1945

U.S. Congress. Battle for Okinawa, B-29 Raids, Bing Crosby Close-up, “Blood on the Sun”, President’s Plane – 6 copies

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$25.00

June 25, 1945

Graduation. British Election Battle, Brinks Inc., Mrs. Adolf Hitler, Truman's Missouri, Ike Eisenhower in Victory – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

July 2, 1945

U.S. Destroyer (in color).  Eisenhower Comes Home, “Queen Mary” Brings Back Veterans, Guam photo essay, “Wonder Man”, Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest  

Not Available

NA

July 9, 1945

Bathing Suits cover. UN Signs Charter, The Queens, Beef, Guam Hold-outs Give Up, History of Bathing Suit, "Story of GI Joe" 

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, stain at top

$15.00

July 16, 1945

Most Decorated Soldier (Audie Murphy). New Cabinet Members, University of Chicago photo essay, Pu Yi Close-up, Air Conditioning, Paris 1945 Art, Hank Greenberg

G/VG

$60.00

Same

Good

$50.00

Same

Good, ink smear top of cover

$45.00

July 23, 1945

Peggy Ann Garner. Berlin, The American Jeep, Plexiglas Models, "Junior Miss", Veteran Without Hands – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

July 30, 1945

Playing With Shadows. Displaced Persons, Patrice Munsel, Kamikaze, American Songs photo essay, Postwar Jeep, The Louvre

Good, split spine

$15.00

Same

Good, insect damage

$15.00

August 6, 1945

Junior Sailors. Berlin Conference, Truman’s First 100 Days, Gertrude Stein on Germany, Coney Island photo essay, Shoulder Insignia, Arnall of Georgia, “Pride of the Marines” – 3 copies

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same

Good

$25.00

August 13, 1945

P-80 Jet Plane. France Puts Petain on Trial, Ambassador Kirk, Missouri Valley Authority, “Anchor’s Aweigh”, The P-80 – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

August 20, 1945

“Tooey” Spaatz – Bomber of Japan --End of WWII - many articles. The Atomic Bomb, Princess Elizabeth Close-up, Louis Prima., Radar, Max Weber art – 2 copies

Good

$35.00

August 27, 1945

Ballet Swimmer. Victory Celebrations – Times Square etc.  (VJ Day – including the famous Sailor & Girl kiss photo by Eisenstaedt), The Krupp Family photo essay, Flying Farmers, Cavier, “Incendiary Blonde”

Good, light stain, scuff, kiss page is good

$20.00

September 3, 1945

House Party. Japs Get MacArthur's Orders, Homer Rodeheaver, Big Bend Nat'l Park, Neiman-Marcus photo essay – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

September 10, 1945

Auto Worker. US Occupies Japan, Nijinsky in Vienna, UAW, Sylvia Sidney, United Auto Workers - 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

September 17, 1945

MacArthur: Commander of Japan. Japan Signs Surrender, The Japanese Nation, Ballet Costumes, Lord Keynes, "State Fair, Toledo Architecture, Perry’s Mission to Japan, Toledo Architecture

Good

$30.00

Same

Good, insect damage at spine

$25.00

Same

Good – stain

$25.00

September 24, 1945

Colonel Jimmy Stewart (visits home). New Mexico’s Atomic Bomb Crater, Wainwright Returns, Miss America 1945 (Bess Myerson), Pearl Harbor article, Salvador Dali Close-up, “Love Letters”, “Sorry, Wrong Number’ (Radio) – 3 copies

G/VG

$35.00

Same

Good

$30.00

October 1, 1945

June Allyson. Pappy Boyington Returns Home, Shirley Temple Marries, High Fashion photo essay, Henry Ford II Close-up, Joan Davis, Foam Rubber – 7 copies

G/VG

$25.00

October 8, 1945

Eichelberger and 12th Century Buddha. Tokyo Express to Hiroshima, Europa Returns, J Arthur Rank, Waldorf-Astoria, Bambi Lynn, Pacific War Art – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

October 15, 1945

Fall Jewelry. The US Relaxes, Harold’s Club, Displaced Germans in Berlin, Doris Lee Paints Hollywood, “The Lost Weekend” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

October 22, 1945

Football (Ohio State Halfback) cover. Harry Truman Takes a Trip, New Cars, California Way of Life photo essay, "Blithe Spirit", Victory Lingerie – 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

October 29, 1945

Autumn. New York Mayor Campaign, Allies Indict 24 Top Nazis, Mr. Piper (Aircraft) of Cub Haven, English Country Houses photo essay, Weight Lifting, “And Then There Were None” – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same 

Good

$17.50

November 5, 1945

The Fleets In. New York Welcomes US Navy, Van Johnson Close-up, Salute to War Photographers, Hot Rods – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

November 12, 1945

Ingrid Bergman. Jap War Criminals Await Trial, China Reborn, Hattie Carnegie Close-up, Mohawk Valley, Yale Prodigy – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

November 19, 1945

Big Belts. 36 Hour War Prediction, OSS, New Poland photo essay, Adele Astaire Comes Home, Tokyo Street Scenes art, Microwaves – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, light stain

$15.00

November 26, 1945

Champion Afghan (dog). Paris GI’s, Walter Reuther Close-up, Hawaii photo essay, Ship Graveyards, Natalie Wood - 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

December 3, 1945

Spencer Tracy. Life in Tokyo photo essay, Bennett Cerf, "The Harvey Girls", Ideas for Houses, Building the Pyramids - 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

December 10, 1945

Party Dresses. Nurnberg Trials by John Dos Passos, Margaret O'Brien profile, Symphony Orchestra photo essay, The New Veteran – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 6 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, creases

$15.00

December 17, 1945

Paulette Goddard as "Kitty". Housing Shortage, Crisis in China, Albert Speer Close-up, Lewicki Paints Christmas, "Kitty", College Sororities photo essay – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 7 copies

Good

$20.00

December 24, 1945

Procession to Bethlehem. Christmas at Home, Yvonne De Carlo, Japanese Farmer Comes Home photo essay, Dry Skiing Class – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

 December 31, 1945

Mountain Climbing. Truman’s First Congress Ends Session, Wrestling Villains, Kaiser-Frazier, “Dream Girl”, Fred Astaire’s Last Dance, “The Were Expendable”

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

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