National Geographic February 1943
Your Society Aids War Effort
With dues, members of the National Geographic Society help provide the U. S. military with invaluable maps, photographs, and information about countries across the globe.
King of Cats and His Court
Varying in size and habitat, cats – – including lions, tigers, pumas, and other cats described here – – are brilliant hunters.
Africa First of 1943 Global Warfare Maps
First in a series of National Geographic wartime maps, the new map of Africa details the African continent as well as the Mediterranean Sea, and includes new highways.
Curac?ao and Aruba on Guard
Allied troops on Curacao and Aruba – – Dutch islands off the coast of Venezuela – – guard oil refineries that fuel Allied planes and tanks.
Alaskan Highway an Engineering Epic: Mosquitoes, Mud, and Muskeg Minor Obstacles of 1, 671- mile Race to Throw the Alcan Life Line Through Thick Forests and Uninhabited Wilderness
Men of the U. S. Corps of Engineers forge the 1, 671- mile Alaskan- Canadian Military Highway, or Alcan, through bogs and dense forests.
Convoys to Victory
Soldiers aboard the many ships that comprise a convoy must be cautious and alert as they transport supplies overseas.
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