National Geographic : 1945 Dec
766 The National Geographic Magazine Natori from Black Star Japanese Schoolgirls in Hokkaido Learn How to Manipulate Skis They wear rubber boots to keep their feet dry. During the winter months heavy snows fall in Hokkaido and in the northern part of Honshu. Because of their length, the Japanese home islands have climates ranging from long, snowy winters in the north to subtropical conditions in the south (page 768). Stanley Troutman from Acme "And We Don't Want to Hear, 'So Sorry, Wrong Number'" A Jap officer shows two American lieutenants of the Signal Corps how to operate the telephone switch board at Atsugi airfield, west -of Yokohama. General MacArthur landed in his plane Bataan at this field on August 30, 1945, three days before the signing of the surrender terms aboard the U. S . S . Missouri.