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Boy Meets Girl in War-time

Includes some great chapter headings, including, "Grab Your Man?"

New York, New York: American Social Hygiene Association, Inc., [1943]. A booklet published by the American Social Hygiene Association in order to "inform and reassure young persons about some of the human relations which need to be understood especially in wartime ... It is presented with a salute to the men in the armed forces in recognition of their service ... and in the hope that the girls and young women who complement this picture, will themselves gain in insight and grow into maturity through their participation in recreational activities with service men" (p.1). includes advice for dating service members, addressing the loneliness and awkwardness of the situation, as well as a brief section on sex education, validating it as a normal part of the human experience and one that is intensified during war. Acknowledges the existence of venereal disease among service men, such as gonorrhea and syphilis, and warns against promiscuity. Perhaps most interesting about this booklet is that it includes an additional section that the editors did not include in earlier editions, but deemed it necessary after receiving mail from readers who clearly needed guidance in male and female sex anatomy. Single vol. (5.5" by 4"), pp. 32, stapled in original illus. wrps. Very good to near-fine. Some toning, spotting.

Price: $250.00

Item #23001394

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