National Geographic : 1946 Jun
Mail Call Electrifies the Dull New Hebrides Any veteran who waited out the war on a lonely Pacific island will remember looking forward to two things: (1) the next meal and (2) mail from home. He spent much of his time wondering what his folks were doing. These Marines pitched camp in a palm grove on Espiritu Santo Island. U.S.Navy. Offi' al A Mine-disposal Diver Never Makes the Same Mistake Twice From Normandy to Okinawa,fearless Navy divers disarmed mines and booby traps so that our forces might advance. Risking destruction, they dismantled the enemy's secret weapons. On Tarawa they removed 1,000 major ordnance items. This diver is shown- by a newcamera which works at300-foot depths.