1945 Cover YANK Camel Riding Jeep Northern Africa World War II John Epperly YYA2


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original November 23rd, 1945 two-color cover for Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine, featuring Sergeant John Epperly of Roanoke, Virginia, trying his hand at riding a white haired camel, which he temporarily traded for a Jeep with a Sudanese GI..


This 68+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is an original address label.

  • 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 Sergeants Robert Dunn and Arthur Benjamin.

Keywords specific to this image: WW2