Life Magazine 1944

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Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price

Life Indexes

Volume 16 (Jan-June)

Good

$10.00

January 3, 1944

Alaska Holiday. Report from Italian Front, General Marshall Close-up, Forest Lawn Cemetery, War on Rats, Dept. Store Paintings

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

January 10, 1944

Bob Hope: No. 1 Comedian. Invasion Leaders, Casualties at Arawe, Bernard Baruch Close-up, German POW's, Nazis Loot Art

G/VG

$30.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

January 17, 1944

Charles Beard. Toscanini Close-up, Green Arctic photo essay, Rockets, “We, The People” by Charles Beard, “A Guy Named Joe” – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

January 24, 1944

Margaret Sullavan. Naples, Historic Air Battle, Inside Wartime Japan, The Church of England photo essay, Christmas in Iceland, “Destination Tokyo” – 10 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 6 copies

Good

$15.00

January 31, 1944

Invasion Deputy Tedder. It’s A Tough War (Photos by Capa), American Names photo essay, Cape Gloucester, LST’s, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Artificial Limbs, “Lifeboat” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

February 7, 1944

Bernard Shaw by Karsh. Prisoners of Japan, U.S.S. Missouri Launching, Leaders of Britain photo essay, Radio’s “Inner Sanctum”, “Gung Ho” – 4 copies

Good

$20.00

February 14, 1944

Wall of Fame (Stars Signatures). War in Italy, William Allen White obit, Tito Close-Up, “The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek”, Earl Carroll’s Night Club, Seeds, Kansas photo essay, Lucille Ball at President’s Ball

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

February 21, 1944

Patrice Munsel. Allied Beachheads, Evacuation Hospital photo essay, Morris Ernst Close-up "Cover Girl" (w/color photos), London after Dark – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, insect damage

$15.00

February 28, 1944

Ella Raines.  Lincoln Day, Bombing of Berlin, Fun in Mexico, Lepke Close-up, Perspective War Maps, “The Cherry Orchard” – 9 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

March 6, 1944

Admiral Nimitz – Pacific Commander. Pre-Invasion, War With Japan, Twins photo essay, The Classic Hula, Household Pests, “Oklahoma “ Paintings, The Hula Dance, “Up in Arms” – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

March 13, 1944

Junior Dance. Battle at Eniwetok, London Re-Blitzed, Raymond Clapper obit, “Master Mentalist” Dunninger Close-up, The Aleutians photo essay, Master US Musicians, “The Purple Heart”, Fox Hunt, X-Ray Devices – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

March 20, 1944

The Ballet.  Tule Lake (Japanese) Segregation Center, Sequel to Salerno, Frostbite, “Lady in the Dark”, Outlaw’s Bridge  – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

March 27, 1944

Landing Craft, Infantry. “LCI 226” by John Hersey, “Decision”, Food Gardens, Women Marines, “See Here, Private Hargrove”, Berlin Destruction 

Good

$30.00

April 3, 1944

Glamour Dog.  War in Russia 1941-44, Attu Jap Suicides, “Arsenic and Old Lace”, Oil photo essay, England at War Paintings, City Dogs, Wendell Willkie – 8 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

April 10, 1944

Berlin’s Bomber – Air Marshall Harris. Battle at Cassino, War in Burma, London Royal Wedding, The Airmen & The Invasion, King of Egypt’s Palace photo essay, Dyslexia, St. Francis of Assisi, “Buffalo Bill” – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

April 17, 1944

Hollywood’s Prettiest – Esther Williams. Tarawa Revisited, A.P. Herbert & Thames Patrol, The Young Family, Joe Stilwell’s War photo essay, Volcanoes, “Bathing Beauty”, Hedda Hopper’s Hats – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

April 24, 1944

Elizabeth is 18.  Trouble in Burma, Palau, California’s Warren Family Close-up, First Negro Ensigns, American Composers by Koussevitzky, Finlandia Baths, Carnegie Art Show, Spring 1944 photo essay, “Follow the Girls” – 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

May 1, 1944

Airman's Homecoming cover. China by Theodore White, Air Group Nine Comes Home, "Going My Way”, Sherlock Holmes, New Washington Bishop, Anzio in April, Ditching a B-17 – 7 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$20.00

May 8, 1944

American Designers.  The Biggest Navy, Europe’s Hungry Children, General MacArthur Close-up, Mark Twain Photo Essay, “Carmen Jones”, Greenland Engineers, “Exploded” Corsair – 8 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, insect damage, wear

$15.00

May 15, 1944

General Montgomery. American Invaders in England, Wounded Veterans of Anzio, Chimneys of Leipzig, US War Production photo essay, Thomas Eakins Art, "The Hitler Gang" movie, Air aces of WWII – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

May 22, 1944

Model Mother.  New Guinea Advance, India Explosion, Gilberts & Marshall Islands, Mother of Parliaments (UK) photo essay, Airmen in the Aleutians, “Gaslight”, Hatfield & McCoy Feud – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good, tear at spine

$17.50

May 29, 1944

Gen. “Tooey” Spaatz. Invasion Prelude in Italy, Three Airmen, Oscar Hammerstein II Close-up, Air Intelligence photo essay, Solar System, “Once Upon A Time” – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

June 5, 1944

The U.S. Infantry. Ruins of Cassino, U.S. Airborne Troops, Navy’s Forrestal, “Lili Marlene”, General Bradley Close-Up, Civil Rulers, Women at War Art 

Not Available

NA

June 12, 1944

Invasion by Air. INVASION – D-Day. The Air War, Humphrey Bogart Close-up, Political Ohio photo essay, Studio War Art, Ballistics

Good

$40.00

 

Same

Good, insect damage along side edge

$35.00

 

Same

Fair/Good, wrinkled cover

$30.00

June 19, 1944

Eisenhower.  D-Day Landings in Normandy (Robert Capa photos), The Eisenhowers, After the Battles, Eric Johnston Close-up, Chemical Warfare, Taking of Rome photo essay

G/VG

$75.00

Same

Good

$65.00

June 26, 1944

Liberty’s Life.  Invasion of France, War in Maps, Cuba Election, American Fighting Men in the South Seas, Plane Rockets, Hollywood Stand-Ins, Pacific Paintings, Harold Stassen Close-up – 2 copies

 Good

$30.00

July 3, 1944

Buy War Bonds. War Comes to the People of Normandy, Joe is Home Now Close-up, Science of Color photo essay, Deanna Durbin – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

July 10, 1944

Nimitz of the Pacific. Republican National Convention, Fall of Cherbourg, Robot Bombs, Chinta Toda, Admiral Nimitz Close-up, Australian Wives Arrive in US, “Double Indemnity” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

July 17, 1944

Peasant Clothes. Task Force 58, Japanese Beetle, Mayor Kelly’s Chicago photo essay, “Two Girls”, Pawling Center – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

July 24, 1944

Jennifer Jones.  London’s Second Blitz, 4th Term Cartoons, King of the Ushers, “Since You Went Away”, Bomb Burst, War Ravages Italy’s Art – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Fair, creases, wear

$10.00

July 31, 1944

Russia's Generals. Roosevelt Nominated for Term IV, Moscow Rejoices, J P Marquand Close-up, The Rangers photo essay, Linda Darnell, U.S. Warplanes in Color (12 pages)

G/VG

$25.00

August 7, 1944

Geraldine Fitzgerald. Battle of the Hedgerows, Theodore Roosevelt Jr. obit, Movie Illusions photo essay, Senator Byrd of Virginia Close-up, “I Never Left Home” by Bob Hope, “Wilson”, Santayana – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

August 14, 1944

In Normandy.  Break-Through in France, Future of France, Dick Tracy’s Chester Gould Close-Up, The Ledo Road, Marshal Tito 

Not Available

NA

August 21, 1944

Landing Alligators. Refugees Arrive From Europe, Battle of France in Paris – St. Lo, Truman of Missouri, John Foster Dulles Close-up, Radioman on Guam – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, light insect damage

$17.50

August 28, 1944

Pedal Pushers.  Coming Battle For Germany, Dumbarton Oaks, Poland – 2 Articles, S. Hurok Close-up, Saipan photo essay, Preston Sturges, “Hail the Conquering Hero” – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, corner torn

$15.00

September 4, 1944

Secretary of State Cordell Hull.  French Get Back Their Freedom, Korea, Jeanne Crain, Television photo essay - 9 pages of early TV history – 6 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

September 11, 1944

Nazi Prisoners. Paris is Free Again! (16 pages). Russian Visit, P.A.C. photo essay, Tam O’Shanter, Bailey Bridge, Dutch Elm Disease – 2 copies

Fair, torn two places

$12.50

September 18, 1944

Dewey. 1944 Campaign Gets Under Way, March Through France, Reconversion, Japan photo essay, Kentucky photo essay, End of Rialto Burlesque, War Poems by Auslander, Modern Laboratory, “Casanova Brown” – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

September 25, 1944

Special Issue: Letter to GI’s. Entire issue devoted to life in the US during WWII – Swing Musicians, Farms, Fishing, Pretty Girls, Comic-Strip Happenings, Home Hasn’t Changed, Your Favorite Food, GI’s Dream Party, Browns Are Baseball’s Surprise – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

 

Same

Good, small edge tears

$20.00

 

Same

Good, torn piece in back cover

$17.50

October 2, 1944

Truscott of the 7th.  First Battle of Germany Begins, GAR Veterans Portrait, The Pacific War, Paris photo essay, “An American Romance”, Gertrude Stein, Paris Fashions, Lucian King Truscott Jr. Close-up – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

October 9, 1944

Autumn Elegance cover, Navy Seabees, Wartime England paintings, Thomas E Dewey Close-up, Elsa Maxwell Party photo essay - 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

October 16, 1944

New Movie Find (Lauren Bacall). Alfred E Smith obit, Battle for Brest, LeTourneau Close-up, Negro Vote photo essay, “Song of Norway”, William Penn 300th, Priceless US Documents

Not Available

NA

October 23, 1944

USSR Scientists. War Returns to the Philippines, Wendell Willkie obit, The UN, New Deal Days, Cymbal Player Close-up, Horse Racing photo essay, The Colorado photo essay, Diana Lynn, The Petty Girl, The Thin Man – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

October 30, 1944

Newest USS Iowa. 1944 Campaign, "Prisoner 339, Klooga" by John Hersey, World of Washington Irving photo essay, "Forever Amber" novel, Philippines Are Invaded – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

November 6, 1944

Celeste Holm in "Bloomer Girl", 1944 Elections, Plea For France, Harry S Truman Close-up, John W Bricker Close-up, Tito's Men photo essay, Jap Civilians on Saipan – 7 copies

G/VG

$20.00

November 13, 1944

De Gaulle Cover. MacArthur Returns to the Philippines (I Shall Return photos), Broadway photo essay, Van Johnson, “Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo”, Bathing Suits, Rockets

Not Available

NA

November 20, 1944

Thanksgiving. Hedda Hopper Close-up, Election Results, The Flying Bomb (V2), Rural Delights of the NY Times photo essay, New York Harbor art, Bette Davis, GI Sport Goods, “I Remember Mama” – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

November 27, 1944

Gertrude Lawrence. What Germans the Did to Greece, Jet Propulsion, Prophet Jones, Churches of Russia, Cartoon Books, “Harvey” – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 6 copies

Good

$17.50

December 4, 1944

B-29s Over Formosa. Mary Margaret McBride Close-up, The Rhine photo essay, June Haver, The Big Push, CIO Victory Convention, US Carrier Fights Airplane Fire – 4 copies

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same

Good – ink on cover

$20.00

December 11, 1944

Judy Garland. Communists in Europe, US Casualty Lists, Teen-age Girls photo essay, Bracket & Wilder team, Covers of “Time” in Color, “Meet Me in St. Louis” – 2 copies

Good

$30.00

December 18, 1944

Frederic March in "A Bell For Adano". Battlefields of Germany, Inside Red China by Teddy White, Attack in Holland photo essay, Army-Navy Game, S.F.B. Morse Art - 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same  – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Fair/Good

$12.50

December 25,1944

Madonna & Child.  Leyte Church Becomes Hospital, Greece Civil War, Last Prussian, Melchior Sings 200th Tristan, V-2 Rocket Details, A Christmas Carol photo essay (with Lionel Barrymore), Portfolio of Christmas Paintings – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

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