National Geographic October 1943
Burma: Where India and China Meet: In the Massive Mountains of Southeast Asia, Swarming Road Builders Wage the War of the Highways for Free China and Her Allies
China plans to build road, rail, and caravan routes to the Indian Ocean through mountainous Burma, where villagers mine rubies and hunt tigers.
Through Paraguay and Southern Matto Grosso
In Paraguay and the adjoining Brazilian state of Matto Grosso are thick forests, rivers, swamps, and waterfalls.
Women in Uniform
Heroic American women serve overseas as WACS, WAVES, SPARS, and WASPS – – all military branches that correspond to the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and Army Air Forces.
The Heraldry of Heroism
The United States bestows decorations and medals to loyal military or naval heroes; each year, the types of awards grow.
India- -Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Home to 20 percent of the world’s population, India, which has developed agriculturally, industrially, and politically, is a formidable friend of the Allies.
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