National Geographic : 1942 Apr
Facing War's Challenge "Down Under" Pig, Brick, Bar, or Nugget-They're All Good as Gold! This batch of metal has come to a Kalgoorlie bank in the rich Western Australia gold fields. Kalgoorlie's famous "Golden Mile" was discovered in June, 1893, by two miners who were hunting for their horses. © National Geographic Society Kodachromes by Howell Walker The Red Cross Plays No Favorites Friendly rivals for the smile which the Voluntary Air Detachment worker now bestows on the sailor, are an Australian soldier with overseas badge (left) and his New Zealand comrade with pointed campaign hat.