Excerpts and pictures from the soldier's "Yank" Magazine as well as other references of the life and times of the World War II era.
Thursday, August 13, 2009
Janet Blair YANK Pin-up Girl for 11 Aug 1944. Janet was a Hollywood actress who was born as Martha Jane Lafferty. Her stage name was taken from the Pennsylvania county (Blair) where she grew up. Janet appeared in about 54 films and televisions shows from 1941 to 1991. She also was the lead in "South Pacific" for about 1200 performances.
She died in 2007 at age of 85. She was about 23 when this picture was taken.