National Geographic : 1944 Jan
At Ease in the South Seas U. S. Navy, Official On a Geographic Map Lt. Col. Evans Carlson Points to an Island His Marines Raided Beside him is Comdr. W . H . Brockman, Jr., who commanded a submarine carrying the surprise party to Makin, in the Gilberts, in August, 1942. More than a year later Americans invaded the island. Staff Photographer Howell Walker Are They Air-minded! Two Pilots Build Model Planes in Their Spare Time Other American bombardment men returning from sorties against the Japanese relax with tennis, swimming, roller skating, kangaroo hunting, or visiting sheep ranches.