National Geographic August 1945
London Wins the Battle
Bombings from V- 1 and V- 2 rockets battered London during War World II. How residents survived the blitz is the subject of Marquis W. Childs’s story of tragedy and heroism.
Grass Makes Wyoming Fat
The wealth of Wyoming is built upon grass- bountiful grazing land for cattle and sheep. Frederick Simpich visits the state best known for its Wild- West culture and majestic natural beauty.
Greens Grow for GI’s on Soilless Ascension
GIs stationed on lonely and remote Ascension Island in the South Atlantic, are able to enrich their diets with fresh vegetables, grown thanks to the magic of hydroponics.
American Alma Maters in the Near East
Maynard Owen Williams visits his alma mater in Turkey and other Middle Eastern institutions of higher learning, where the western scientific method and modern coeducation exist alongside traditional Islamic styles of learning.
China’s Hand- built Air Bases
An uncredited photo essay depicts the manual labor of thousands of Chinese workers building air bases for fighter planes in the war against the Japanese.
Saga of the Carrier [ Princeton]
The U. S. Navy’s aircraft carrier Princeton began her active war career in the assault and occupation of Baker Island, in 1943. The Princeton participated in every major naval operation in the Pacific until she was lost in battle. Her commanding officer
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