National Geographic : 1953 May
© National Geographic Society sYU Parachute Canopies and Sod Walls Make a Hut, and Willow Branches a Mattress 4' Their plane off course and out of fuel, these men drifted apart as they parachuted to earth. Now they have reassembled, and their first thought is to prepare shelter for the night. Their survival kit lost, they improvise with a parachute tent strung over low, wind-breaking sod walls. + Separated from his companions, this survivor made a mattress of twigs and rolled up in his parachute. His head net veils him against the north's swarms of hungry mosquitoes (page 596).