National Geographic : 1946 Jan
Haughty Camels Ignore Speeding Trucks "Whiz past if you will, but we refuse to look," they seem to say. "It's humiliating enough to haul wagons without being taunted about our slowness." They are carting oil drums and other supplies to U. S . Army bases in India. U.S.Army Signal Corps, Official Donkeys Triumphedover Motors inDeep Italian Mud Heavy rains frequently turned thesouthern front into aslippery mire, making difficult the movement of supplies bytheFifth Army. While trucks skid and flounder in deep ruts, the burro carefully picks hisway toward thelines.