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1944 Article Kwajalein Marshall Islands Pacific Battle WWII Merle Miller YYA1

1944 Article Kwajalein Marshall Islands Pacific Battle WWII Merle Miller YYA1

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This is an original 1944 two-page (1 page, double-sided), two-color print article by Sergeant Merle Miller of Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine of his experiences on the South Pacific island of Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands chain, including numerous pictures of the action he witnessed there.


This 69+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note this item is a two-page article-- although only the first page is shown.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Two-Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 13.75 inches; 26 x 35 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 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.