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Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets
Kirt Blattenberger
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Even during the busiest times of my life I have endeavored to maintain some form of model building activity. This site has been created to help me chronicle my journey through a lifelong involvement in model aviation, which all began in Mayo, MD. There is a lot of good information and there are lot of pictures throughout the website that you will probably find useful, and might even bring back some old memories from your own days of yore. The website began life around 1996 as an EarthLink screen name of ModelAirplanes, and quickly grew to where more server space ...

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Have You Seen Them Before?
January 1939 Boys' Life Article

January 1939 Boys' Life

January 1939 Boys' Life - Airplanes and RocketsTable of Contents

The Boy Scouts of America has published Boys' Life since January 1, 1911. I received it for a couple years in the late 1960s while in the Scouts. I have begun buying copies on eBay to look for useful articles. As time permits, I will be glad to scan articles for you. All copyrights (if any) are hereby acknowledged. Here are the Boys' Life issues I have so far.

Ralphie Parker Reading January 1939 Boys' Life - RF CafeThis edition of Boys' Life, BTW, is the one that Ralphie Parker is shown reading in bed in the movie A Christmas Story.

These are close-up photos of common household objects. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to identify each one. Most are fairly easy, but a couple are a little outdated since they appeared in a 1939 edition of Boys' Life magazine. Answers are way down at the bottom of the page.

A Christmas Story DVD - Airplanes and RocketsBTW, this January 1939 Boys' Life is the one Ralphie Parker is reading in the movie A Christmas Story. In the movie, a full-page Red Ryder BB gun advertisement is shown on the back cover, but the ad was a fake made for the movie. The real back cover had a Baby Ruth candy bar advertisement.

Have You Seen Them Before?

Have You Seen Them Before? (January 1939 Boy's Life Article) - Airplanes and Rockets

 

Posted December 12, 2015

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