It’s not just a job, it’s an (cough cough) adventure.

1943 magazine ad for Chesterfield cigarettes

What’s going on here with the Commodore lurking behind the Lieutenant? Is he her friend? Her mentor? her dad? Her lover? Her fashion consultant? A creep? A ghost? A German spy? CURIOUS MINDS WANT TO KNOW!

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Ad copy:

first choice


…the two qualities smokers want most in a cigarette
…qualities that can come only from Chesterfield’s right combination of the world’s best cigarette tobaccos. For real smoking pleasure buy Chesterfields, They Satisfy.

You can’t a buy better cigarette

More than 75,000 women in war services today
You can join now

1943 Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co.

2 thoughts on “It’s not just a job, it’s an (cough cough) adventure.

  1. whatkatididthere

    Looks like my grandmother, who was in the Women Marines and also just looooooved smoking! She was into Virginia Slims when I knew her. No idea what she smoked during the war.

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