Archive for the ‘WW2 Pin Up Girls’ Category

Aug 11

Cleo Moore WWII Pin Up

Cleo Moore was born October 31, 1928 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her parents were deeply involved in Democratic politics. Politics, in Louisiana, was an all consuming passion with a lot of families in the 20's and 30's.→ Read more

Aug 06

Candy Jones Yank Pin Up

Candy Jones, originally known as Jessica Arline Wilcox, was born on December 31, 1925 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She was raised and educated in Atlantic City, New Jersey.→ Read more

Aug 04

Diana Mumby YANK Pin-up Girl for August 4, 1944

Diana Mumby was born on July 1, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan. Diana's first film was "A Night at Earl Carroll's" (1940). Diana next appeared uncredited in "Up in Arms" (1944) with Danny Kaye, and was one of many "Goldwyn Girls".→ Read more

Aug 04

Diana Lewis – YANK Pin-up Girl – 4 Aug 1944 “Down Under Edition”

Diana Lewis was born on September 18, 1919 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Lewis began her film career in "All the King's Horses"→ Read more

Aug 01

Yank Pin Ups the Wilde Twins – August 1945

Lee and Lyn Wilde, sometimes billed as The Wilde Twins were twin sisters, who appeared in films of the early to mid 1940s.→ Read more

Jul 24

WWII Pinup Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers was born Virginia Katherine McMath in Independence, Missouri on July 16, 1911. Her mother, known as Lelee, went to Independence to have Ginger away from her husband.→ Read more

Jul 15

Pin Up Bettie Page

Bettie Page's life was filled with cult myth, mystery, and sadness. Her image captured the imagination of a generation with her free spirit and unabashed sensuality, during an era of 1950s sexual repression.→ Read more

Jul 13

Evelyn Ankers – YANK Pinup Girl July 13, 1945

Evelyn Ankers, a beautiful movie actress who was a staple of Universal's horror films in the 1940s, was born in Valparaiso, Chile to English parents on August 17th, 1918. Her parents repatriated the family back to England in the 1920s, and it was in Old Blighty that Ankers developed a→ Read more

Jul 07

Rita Hayworth Yank Pin Up July 7, 1944

Margarita Carmen Cansino (Rita Hayworth) was born in New York on October 17, 1918 into a family of dancers.Her father, Eduardo was a dancer as was his father before him. He immigrated from Spain in 1913. Rita's mother met Eduardo in 1916 and were married the following year. Rita, herself,→ Read more

Jul 01

Lizabeth Scott WWII Yank Pin Up

Lizabeth Scott was born Emma Matzo on September 29, 1922 in the Pine Brook section of Scranton, Pennsylvania, the daughter of John and Mary Matzo, Roman Catholic immigrants from Slovakia. She attended Central High School and Marywood College.→ Read more