National Geographic : 1948 Feb
Maynard M. Miller Beards and Dark Glasses Disguise Mountaineers as Ascetics Deep in Contemplation Latady (left) and Putnam enjoy their first good meal of air-dropped supplies after a stormbound week on short rations at Camp Nine (page 241). The large can in foreground contains emergency rations for two men for ten days. Latady lounges in felt boot liners. Mess kit (center) sits on camp stove. A sleeping bag has been thrown over the tent to air. Guy ropes were firmly lashed to pegs frozen in the snow. Maynard M. Miller Dec Molen Out of the Sky Fell Fresh-baked Pies, but Milk Came Only in Powdered Form An airplane dropped apple pies from the Yakutat Bakery (page 243). Betty Kauffman mixes dried milk.