National Geographic : 1944 May
638 The National Geographic Magazine U. S. Navy. Official Admiral J. H. Ingram (right) and the Commanding Officer Inspect Progress Col. Robert E. Coughlin commanded the 38th U. S. Army Engineers, which built the mid-ocean refueling base for the Air Transport Command in record-breaking time (page 623). R. S. Strout British Soldiers Dug This Old Tunnel to Link Island Fields They stand on Green Mountain, highest summit, which once was barren but finally was covered with vegetation after a hundred-year struggle by Englishmen on duty on Ascension. More rain falls on the moun tains than in the ravines and valleys, which still are bare rock.