National Geographic : 1944 Apr
) National Geographic Society Olirainutng Dy,ieut. vviilam r.draper, U.a.IN.t. Shower Time-Highlight of Any Hot Afternoon in the South Pacific Piped water at this enlisted men's bath at Amphibious Command Headquarters is a luxury. Usually the cooling spray comes from anemptied oildrum, hoisted to a platform and filled with water. Even at the most advanced bases, shower-bath hour is a social ceremony, welcome asanoasis inadesert.