National Geographic : 1945 Jan
Fiji Patrol on Bougainville © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Lt IDavid )Duncan, 1 SM ( A Tangled Maypole Dance Ensues When Fijians Pull Parachutes Out of a Tree Undamaged silks must be turned in. Straining at the lines, these men show little concern over snags. Lava lavas, or loincloths, can be made from torn silks. Like giant butterflies, unsalvaged yellow parachutes festoon jungle growth. Even in base camp, weapons are worn or kept near by in the grass.