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July 1942

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July 4th, 1942 marked the first celebration of America independence since the beginning of World War II. To commemorate the event, over 500 magazines placed the American flag on their covers as a show of patriotism. Paul McNamara, promotional manager of Hearst magazine, implored monthly and weekly magazines to run images of the Stars & Stripes on their covers.