Maria Montez was the YANK Pin Up Girl for 29 Nov 1942. She was a popular actress in Hollywood during WWII. She was of Spanish decent born in the Dominican Republic.
Maria made movies from 1940 to 1951. In 1942 she had just finished "Arabian Nights" when this issue of YANK came out.
Maria tragically drowned in her bathtub on 7 Sept 1951, in Paris, France. She was 39 years old.
Read more about Maria Montez: HERE