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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

AMERICA'S FAVORITE PIN UP GIRL IN WWII

DISCOVERING OUR VALLEY

Betty Grable, vintage postcard - gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2011 -  (click on image to enlarge it)

Betty Grable was considered the number one pin-up girl for American GIs during World War II. Her beautiful legs were insured by Lloyds of London for a $1,000,000 - a fantastic sum of money in those days. She was married to the famous big band leader Harry James, until their divorce in 1965. Betty and Harry had a horse ranch near Pierce College in Woodland Hills,

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