National Geographic : 1946 Mar
Yap Meets the Yanks ',:) National gleograpllic Society Kodaclrome IT. S. Marine Corps, Official, by Lt. David 1). Duncan A Young Man of Yap Wears Hibiscus Blossoms in His Hair-and Little Else This finely proportioned six-footer typifies the men Marines and Seabees found when they landed in the Yap islands. Every male adult wore a necklace and metal ornament like a GI "dog tag." Japanese army doctors had vaccinated the islanders against diseases. Forced to fish for the Japanese, they withheld much of their catch.