Life Magazine & Audie Murphy

The July 16, 1945 issue of Life magazine which launched Audie Murphy’s film career.

The tribute to Audie Murphy by Bill Mauldin after Audie’s death in Life Magazine’s June 11, 1971 issue.


Audie Murphy was featured in the July 4, 1955 edition of Life Magazine in an article about the filming of To Hell and Back.

Audie was featured in the Sept. 10, 1951 issue of Life Magazine when it covered the filming of The Red Badge of Courage.

This ad featuring Wanda Hendrix and Audie Murphy appears in the May 17, 1948 issue of Life magazine.

The November 17, 1947 issue of Life Magazine featured a story about Audie Murphy and Wanda Hendrix.

These photos were featured in the Jan. 29, 1951 issue of Life Magazine in an article about Medal of Honor recipients.

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This letter to Life Magazine with photo appeared in the Aug. 6, 1945 issue.

Every issue of Life Magazine from 1936 until the end of 1972 is available on Google Books for free. This archive joins Google’s already impressive archive of millions of photos from Life. Here are the photos of Audie Murphy that pull up when you search LIFE magazine on Google.