National Geographic October 1947
Luis Marden returns to Guatemala after an 11- year absence to find the highlands and countryside little changed, but Guatemala City transformed into a modern metropolis.
Our Navy Explores Antarctica
In the winter of 1946- 47, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd led the fifth and largest expedition to the South Pole, known as Operation Highjump. In this article, Admiral Byrd describes how 13 ships, 4, 000 men, equipment, and sled dogs mounted the operation.
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