National Geographic : 1952 Oct
434 J. -Y . Cousteau, P. Tailliez, F. Dumas Ninety Feet Down, an Aqualung Leader Signals a Right Turn for His Undersea Troop Enemy of subsurface swimmers is undue exertion. Moving in a dense element, Aqualungers must learn to be languid. They use no arm strokes, but, kicking foot flippers, content themselves with a lazy crawl beat. More strenuous motion would drain their energy. and unerringly toward Cap Corse (map, page shared the deck watch with our photographer, 438). Jacques Ertaud; Dumas teamed up with Gus For nearly three days the weather held clear tave Cherbonnier of the Museum of Natural and calm, a condition which allowed us to rest History in Paris; our Belgian friend, Jean de a little and to batten down the cargo care- Wouters, with Bernard Callame, deputy di fully. Each of us stood a watch, either on rector of the laboratory of La Rochelle; Fran the bridge or in the engine room. Lt. Jean cois Saout, my executive officer, with Dr. Dupas, an Army parachutist on detached duty, Nivelleau de la Bruniere.