LIFE

Front Cover
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.
  

Browse all issues

Contents

Pictures from a V for victory contest
10
V campaign
Invisible war in Yugoslavia
14
World War, 1939-1945 (Yugoslavia), Serbia (Army), Yugoslavia (History, Axis occupation, 1941-1945)
Portrait
16
Ludwig von SCHROEDER
Portrait
20
Milutin NEDIC
Atlantic war makes Portland a city of rumors and waiting wives
31
United States Navy, Portland (Me.)
Veronica Lake's hair is a cinema property of world influence
58
Veronica Lake; 1919-1973, Hair
John Borican is greatest all-around track athlete
62
John BORICAN
U.S. is the best-fed country in a world which never in history has had enough to eat
66
Food supply
Devil or demigod?
75
Franklin Delano Roosevelt; 1882-1945
Chinese town
84
LUNG CHUAN I., China (Social life and customs)

In a big year for big planes, U.S. army and navy have the biggest
38
Airplanes, Military
Dictators on Russian front
42
Adolf Hitler; 1889-1945, Benito Mussolini; 1883-1945
Brave photographer gets close to Java volcano
44
Volcanoes
Defense specials roll across the land to help the little business man
47
NATIONAL defense clinics, Subcontracting
Clash by night
53
Clifford Odets; 1906-1963
King of the Atlantic
92
United States Navy
How to knit
110
Knitting, Sweaters
Hunting at Sun Valley with the Gary Coopers and Ernest Hemingways
116
Gary Cooper (American actor.); 1901-1961, Ernest Hemingway (American novelist and short story writer.); 1899-1961, Sun Valley (Idaho)
Nature's seedtime sketches
124
Nature photography, Seeds

Common terms and phrases