National Geographic : 1942 Jun
Deane Dickason from Ewing Galloway Suva, in the Fiji Islands, Forms a Vital Communications Link between America and Australia Many an American lad will get to know the faraway Fijis, crossroads of the Pacific. This is a land of misty mountains,of sugar, coconuts, bananas, and gold. Most of the labor is done by imported East Indians, now numbering 90,000. Easygoing native Melanesians would ratherdance orplay inaband (opposite page).