National Geographic : 1945 Jan
The National Geographic Magazine A Battalion Surgeon Treats a Solomon Islander Who Risked a Spy's Death for the Allies After he had hired out to the enemy, this native was recognized as a scout. Fleeing to the jungle, he wrenched a knee. To headquarters he carried his report. Parachute bags become sandbags at the radio dugout. () National (eographlie Society Kodachromnes by Lt. David Dlunca, I'SMC On a Parachute Tablecloth Fiji Mess Boys Slice Squash (Left) and Papaya In return for parachutes and tobacco, islanders delivered fruits. "Theirs was a real contribution," says the photog rapher, "the Japs having stolen nearly everything edible."