1945 Cover YANK Soldiers Returning World War II Statue Liberty New York YYA2

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Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original November 30th, 1945 two-color cover for Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine, featuring recently returning GIs from Europe coming into New York Harbor and seeing the Statue of Liberty for the first time in too long.

CONDITION

This 68+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. 1/2 inch tear - right margin. 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 Reg Kenny.

Keywords specific to this image: WW2, Military

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