National Geographic : 1944 Jan
Brazil's Potent Weapons IT. Beccherini, from C.I..A. "Ooh! Look at the Picture of This Handsome Soldier" Smiling girls at the University of Sao Paulo turn the pages of Em Guarda (On Guard). This is the Portuguese edition, a periodical devoted to the defense of the Americas, put out by the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs. It has a Spanish edition, also a quarterly in French, chiefly for Haiti. Pistol-packing Miner Pries Loose a Book of Mica After being dug out, the mica is split into sheets and trimmed (page 76). Much of the mineral is taken from open cuts in Brazil. However, the dark tunnel (left) of this mine near Governador Valadares, leads to an underground part of the mica-bearing vein.