1945 Cover YANK Atomic Bomb Workers World War II Oak Ridge Eating Image YYA2


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original October 26th, 1945 two-color cover for Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine, featuring Sergeant Tilden Batchelder, Sergeant Dan Simon, Corporal Lester Bartron and Corporal William Lake, all four of whom worked on the atomic bomb.


This 68+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. Small chip - bottom. No water damage. Please note: There is an original address label.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 14 inches; 25 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 Sergeant Dick Hanley.

Keywords specific to this image: WW2