National Geographic : 1942 Oct
The National Geographic Magazine High-school Girls, Like Chickens Gone to Roost, Man an Oregon Watchtower Civilian volunteers are trained as aircraft watchers. By telephone they report the type, direction, speed, and height of passing planes to filter boards at information centers. Such lookout posts, on the beaches or atop water towers and tall buildings, are scattered all around our coastal regions. Boys on night duty at this lonely tower often hear the scream of cougars (page 422). 434 *.