National Geographic December 1943
The World’s Words
Of the world’s 2, 796 languages, English is the newest and most widely spoken.
Over the Alps to Brenner Pass
These photographs show the people of the Alpine villages and steep cliffs in the area between Germany and Italy.
American Transportation Vital to Victory
These 16- color paintings illustrate the many types of American transportation, from subways to barges.
Weather Fights and Works for Man
Scientists who understand and can predict the weather help the military plan attacks.
Home Folk around Historic Cumberland Gap
Poor yet self- reliant, the people of Cumberland Gap – – a pass through the Appalachians between Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia – – appreciate good music, food, and conversation.
Heroes of Wartime Science and Mercy
Like the U. S. armed forces, seven organizations, including the American Red Cross, also bestow many medals and decorations on heroic members.
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