Life Magazine November 9, 1942 – Mountain Trooper


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Life Magazine Cover : Mountain Trooper, super photo of Walter Prager with ice ax.

  • US fights for the Solomons.
  • Whirlaway wins $10,000 purse in lone race.
  • British begin new offensive in Egypt.
  • US treasury silver hoard lies idle as war uses outrun supply.
  • Nazis conscript French workers.
  • Close-up – General Eisenhower.
  • The Marines on Guadalcanal.
  • The Japanese Zero plane.
  • Photo essay – the Middle West.
  • Watercolors by Honolulu artists Ben Norris show wartime airfields.
  • US Mountain troops train amid snow, ice and rocks near Fort Lewis, Washington (early 10th Mountain Division).
  • Fred Astaire and Hayworth dance in “You were never lovelier.”
  • St. Louis City art museum.
  • John Watton draws prison life in Germany.
  • Penny, the pet Skunk.
  • US Fliers bomb Hong Kong.
  • Pictures – portraits of the Rockettes.
  • A party for officers at the Ritz.
  • Nice full page color Alcoa Aluminum ad with aircraft carrier.
  • Full page Elgin watch ad with Marcia Courtney of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania and ferries planes to the US Army.
  • Full page color Nestle’s ad – chocolate is a fighting food, with art by Lawrence Wilbur.
  • Super full page General Motors Truck and Coach ad – ready for desert action.
  • And much more NEAT stuff in this Life Magazine November 9, 1942!
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