1945 Cover YANK American GI Paris France Eiffel Tower Tour World War II YYA2

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Please note that this is a cover only

This is an original April 27th, 1945 two-color cover for Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine, featuring several American GIs taking a walking tour of Paris in the final weeks of World War II in Europe.

CONDITION

This 68+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. Small chip - bottom right corner. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 14 inches; 26 x 36 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is thrilled to release this new collection of YANK: The Army Weekly Magazine which includes covers, pinups, and maps from 1945. 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.

Photography by Private First Class Pat Coffey.

Keywords specific to this image: WW2

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