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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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English dancers kid Cecil Beaton
10
Sir Cecil Beaton; 1904-1980
Two good friends
14
Egyptians
Spain shows the fascist post-war world
25
Spain
New Chicago subway opens
32
Chicago (Ill.) (Subways)
Madame Chiang in Hollywood
34
Mei-ling Chiang
Guadalcanal shores
48
Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Hollywood finds starlet swimmer
53
Esther WILLIAMS
Corpus Christi
60
UNITED STATESNaval air station, Corpus Christi (Tex.)
Pictures explain its structure and functions
64
Human body
General Tooey Spaatz
72
Carl Spaatz; 1891-1974

Flying nurses aid U.S. African campaign
41
UNITED STATESArmy/Nurse corps
Exhibit at the Midtown galleries
44
Gladys Rockmore Davis; 1901-1967
Helen of Troy
86
Vera Zorina (German-American ballet dancer and actress.); 1917-2003, Ballet
Life visits Pennsylvania station
92
Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.)

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