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Historic WWII Era LIFE Magazines On Display At Veterans Museum

 

March 4, 2019

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World War II veteran Harold Wellington holds the magazine with the cover photo of the U.S.S. Iowa battleship, on which he served in Europe.

A nostalgic part of American history will be on display from March 6-17 at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. Every LIFE magazine (issued weekly) from October, 1941 through October, 1945 will be displayed at no charge.

These 210 issues, in pristine "new" condition, were generously donated to the museum by David McDonald of Charlotte, N.C. These vintage magazines are packaged in clear plastic with only the front and back covers visible, but the museum also has approximately 100 unpackaged LIFE issues from the same period. Look through and enjoy those at your leisure in the museu...



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