Please note that this is a cover only.
This is an original May 19th, 1944 two-color cover for Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine featuring Private First Class Chester M. Williams of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Private Wayne H. Sammons of Los Angeles, California, and Technical Sergeant Nicholas J. Tangorra of Rondout, Illinois with their 37-mm gun, flushed with victory after the Battle of Bougainville in the New Guinea Territory, South Pacific.
This 69+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that the white marks in the bottom margin are just reflections from our digital capture and are not a part of the image.
Period Paper is thrilled to release this new collection of YANK: The Army Weekly Magazine which includes covers, pinups, and maps from 1943-1944. This collection offers a unique look at the life of an average American GI on the front lines of World War II, from New Guinea to Monte Casino, as well as some of the things that kept them ticking, including numerous attractive pinup girls. Many a soldier probably dreamed of getting mail from one of these beauties! This collection is sure to fascinate anyone interested in the world's most devastating conflict, and the people who participated in it.
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Type: Original Cover