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National Geographic Magazine, August 1918

Volume XXXIV, Number Two

The National Geographic Magazine for August 1918 continues its fine tradition of well written articles and superb illustrations. This issue covered life in a U. S. Army Cantonment in teaching English to non-English speaking soldiers of the A.E.F. with other World War 1 related articles.


Bringing the World to Our Foreign-Language Soldiers

How a Military Training Camp is Solving a Seemingly Unsurmountable Problem by Using the Geographic

By Christina Krysto

With 4 Illustrations - Pages 81 - 90

Recent Observations in Albania

By Brig. General George P. Scriven, U. S. Army

With 22 Illustrations - Pages 90 - 114

The Ukraine, Past and Present

By Nevin O. Winter

With 14 Illustrations - Pages 114 - 128

The Acorn, A Possibly Neglected Source of Food

By C. Hart Merriam, Formerly Chief of the U. S. Biological Society

With 8 Illustrations - Page 129 - 137

Our Littlest Ally (San Marino)

By Alice Rohe

With 16 Illustrations - Page 138 - 163

The British Take Baku

With 1 Illustration - Page 163 - 164

Advertisements (Partial Listing)

  • The Locomobile Company of America - Makers of Fine Motor Cars
  • Independent Corporation Division of Business Education
  • American Chain Company
  • Swift & Company - War Savings Stamps (W. S. S.)
  • Hercules Powder Company
  • Ivory Soap
  • Victor Talking Machine Company - Victrola
  • Eastman Kodak Company - Grafliex Camera
  • Research Laboratories of General Electric Company - Mazda Lamp
  • Guaranty Trust Company of New York
  • Ingersoll Watches
  • Sanford's Writing Fluid
  • The Dentinol & Pyorrhocide Company, Inc. - Pyorrhocide Powder
  • Denby Motor Truck Company
  • Cream of Wheat Company
  • The J. B. Williams Co. - Shaving Soaps
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