With the outbreak of WWII, all kinds of adventure books for youngsters were published creating new heroes that fight for freedom against Germany and Japan. This book is titled Norma Kent of The Wacs by Roy J. Snell with illustrations by Hedwig Jo Meixner, copyright 1943, and published by Whitman Publishing Company.
This is a Fighters For Freedom Series Book which had other fictional characters that fought and triumphed over the bad guys throughout WWII. Norma Kent, while serving in the Wacs, was like Nancy Drew in that she always was involved in a mystery that she could only solve. The cover of the book is all blue with the title is in bright red letters. The book has 252 pages and 26 chapters of non-stop adventure as Norma Kent tracks down spies and shadowy villains intent on destroying America. The illustrations found throughout the book are nicely drawn showing the villains Norma Kent is up against.
*Condition: Good+ Condition. The owners name is written in blue ink on the title page. Front and back covers: bumps at all the corners, a crease mark at the bottom right front corner and the bottom left back corner, some surface wear to the spine. Inside pages: a piece missing from the top right corner of the first six inside pages, a 1" long x 1/8" wide piece is missing from the first inside page, a tiny tear at the bottom right corner of the first inside page, a ¼" and a ½" tear along the right edge of the first page, a very thin piece is missing from the right edge of the first inside page; a tiny piece is missing from the top right corner of two of the inside pages, a 1/8" tear along the right edge of two of the inside pages, a ¼" tear along the right edge of 3 of the inside pages.
If you collect WWII memorabilia, this neat adventure book will be an great addition to your collection. God Bless Our Vets!!
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