Walt Disney actually used to produce pin-up drawings for soldiers.

Walt Disney actually used to produce pin-up drawings for soldiers.

When you think of Disney, you probably think of magical parks or animated movies. Maybe you even think of them as the second largest broadcasting and cable company in the world.

Perhaps it would surprise you to know that they used to produce pin-ups for soldiers in World War II!

These pin-ups were in ‘The Mousetrap Disney In-House Magazine for Employees In The Service.'

The magazine was done for Disney staffers serving in the military, "to let you know what's going on at the studio."

It was definitely meant for insiders as it notes, "All references herein to characters, persons, and even places living or dead are purely malicious."

There’s actually a directory of some of the servicemen that this went out to. This is fairly insightful, as there were a few surprising names on there.

For example, George Baker ("Sad Sack"), Hank Ketcham ("Dennis the Menace"), and the longtime Tarzan artist Jesse Marsh all received copies. Only 500 of these were ever made, so they are pretty rare.

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