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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
  

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Contents

These American Gothic houses were fun to live in
8
Houses
Target for tomorrow
12
International security, Reconstruction (1939-1951)
U.S. opens war on inflation
19
Price regulation by government
U.S. consumers register for first ration books
22
SUGARRationing
Sergeant York signs up again
26
Alvin Cullum York; 1887-1964
Flying cadet Jim McIlyar gets basic training at army Air corps school in Texas
50
James Diamond MCILYAR, Flight schools
Saboteur
67
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
California artist paints heroes of U.S. supply lines
72
Barse Miller; 1904-1973, World War, 1939-1945 (Art)
Without love
78
Philip Barry; 1896-1949
Hepburn in Hartford
78
Katharine Hepburn (American actress.); 1907-2003

Chicago's Col. M'Cosmic makes hit
28
Cecil JENSEN, Caricatures and cartoons
Death in line of duty comes to Life correspondent Jacoby
32
Melville J. JACOBY
War pilot's story
35
World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations, Personal narratives)
On his feet or on the floor, Dave Freeman is unbeatable at badminton
38
Dave Freeman; 1920-2001, Badminton
Machinings scraps produce pretty patterns
44
Scrap metal
Small town choir of the First Presbyterian church
83
Choirs, RIPLEY (Ohio)
Hawaii at war
89
Hawaii (Defenses)
How Japan wages war
98
Military art and science, World War, 1939-1945 (Strategy, Japan)
Mackay day at University of Nevada
110
University of Nevada (System)

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