National Geographic : 1948 Jan
We Survive on a Pacific Atoll Staff Photographer W. Robert Moore Fortunes of War Make Uncle Sam, Instead of the Mikado, Their Guardian Future welfare of Marshallese children and adults is guided by United States Navy civil government officials. For youngsters aged 6 to 14, attendance at Navy-supervised schools is compulsory. Subjects include English. Under Japan's 30-year rule, the islanders received limited schooling from American missionaries. John and Frank Craighead Shore Dinner Coming Up! Giant Clams of the Pacific Have Built-in Dishes After a hunt on an atoll reef, John Craighead removes the contents of three Hippopus clams. In his left hand he holds the most palatable portion-the large adductor muscle, which has a plantlike taste. These mollusks were steamed and served in their own shells (page 80).