National Geographic : 1944 Apr
HER BIGGEST JOB ISWAR A There has never been a time when the work of the telephone operator has been so important as right now. For there are more Long Distance calls than ever before. More are in a hurry, particularly the urgent calls of war. Calm in emergencies, capable and cour teous, the telephone operators are earn ing a nation's thanks for a job well done. BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM When you're calling over war-busy lines, the Long Distance operator may ask you to "please limit your call to 5 minutes." That's to help more calls get through during rush periods.