National Geographic : 1945 Jan
U.S.Navy, Official "Alone, Alone, All, All Alone, Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea." Flyers on a Rubber RaftAdrift inthe Vast Pacific A mere dot on the lonely expanse of water, the raft calls to mind the line in Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner."Photograph was made byaNavy plane which rescued the men after a raid on Rabaul, New Britain. Study of ocean currents and how rafts drift is helping theNavy find such castaways (page 105).