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National Geographic . December 1918, Vol. 34, No. 6
THE RACES OF EUROPE: An Account Which Removes the Padlock of Technicality from the Absorbing Story of the Mixture of Peoples in the Most Densely Populated Continent, by Edwin Augustus Grosvenor, L.H.D., L.L.D., with 62 Illustrations of Racial Types (Summary: Because the complexities of the race problem in Europe are of more vital interest to the world than ever before, the entire December issue is devoted to the great polyglot of peoples who comprise the world’s most densely populated continent. Related Subjects: Anthropology, physical; Ethnology – Europe; Europe.) MAP SUPPLEMENT:   Map of The RACES OF EUROPE and Adjoining Portions of ASIA and AFRICA, in 19 Colors (Size 20 x 24 Inches) This Map Supplement IS INCLUDED with this Magazine. Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Gold Medal Flower
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National Geographic . November 1918, Vol. 34, No. 5
Our Friend’s, the French: An Appraisal of the Traits and Temperament of the Citizens of Our Sister Republic, by Carl Holliday, with 29 Illustrations
The Price of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: An Appreciation, by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (Summary: Though official tallies are not in, it is estimated that 1.8 million Frenchmen have died thus far in the Great World War. Related Subjects: France; World War I.)
The Rebirth of Religion in Russia: The Church Reorganized While Bolshevik Cannon Spread Destruction in the Nation’s Holy of Holies, by Thomas Whittemore, with 16 Illustrations
An Important New Guide for Shipping: Navassa Light, on a Barren Island in the West Indies, is the First Signal for the Panama Canal, by George R. Putnam, Commissioner of Lighthouses, with 4 Illustrations
Coal, Ally of American Industry: Following the Nation’s Annual Output of 735,000,000 Tons of Fuel from Prehistoric Ages to Its Arrival at Tidewater, by William Joseph Showalter, with 23 Illustrations (Summary: William Joseph Showalter delves deep into the anthracite mines of Pennsylvania, where he gains appreciation for the dirty and dangerous work endured by an army of American miners. Related Subjects: Coal; Mines and mining.)
The Spirit of the Geographic, with 4 Illustrations (Summary: Thanks to the generosity of its members, the National Geographic Society has been able to fund two wards instead on one, twenty beds instead of ten, at the American Military Hospital in Neuilly, France. Related Subjects: World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen
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National Geographic . October 1918, Vol. 34, No. 4
Russia’s Orphan Races: Picturesque Peoples Who Cluster on the Southeastern Borderland of the Vast Slav Dominions, by Maynard Owen Williams, with 27 Illustrations (Summary: Maynard Owen Williams undertakes an omnibus survey of the great ethnic stew pot that comprises Russia’s southern and Asian domains, from the Cossacks of the southern steppes and the Georgians of the trans-Caucasus to the Turkomens of Bokhara (Bokhara) and Turkestan (Turkistan). Related Subjects: Azerbaijan; Baku, Azerbaijan; Bukhara, Uzbek; Central Asia; Georgia, Republic of (Pre-Revolution); Samarkand, Uzbekistan; Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, U.S.S.R.; Turkomans; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; Uzbekistan (Pre-Revolution).)
What the War Has Done for Britain, by Judson C. Welliver, with 13 Illustrations (Summary: Britain entered a war to which the enemy had not challenged her, writes Judson C. Welliver, because she believed she was doing right. In return Britain has been reborn with a new zeal for democracy and a new genius for solving human dilemmas. Related Subjects: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; World War I.)
How Canada Went to the Front, by T. B. Macaulay, with 6 Illustrations (Summary: Canada sees her duty to rally to the defense of Britain as a privilege, writes T. B. Macaulay, who notes Canada’s sacrifice for European freedom. Related Subjects: Canada; World War I.)
The Healer of Humanity’s Wounds (American Red Cross), with 16 Illustrations (Summary: Photographs from the front reveal the importance of the American Red Cross in bolstering the health and spirits of our heroes in the trenches. Related Subjects: American Red Cross; Red Cross; World War I.)
An Old Jewel in the Proper Setting: An Eyewitness’s Account of the Reconquest of the Holy Land by Twentieth Century Crusaders, by Charles W. Whitehair, with 14 Illustrations (Summary: The conquest of Jerusalem was an isolated incident in Britain’s Near Eastern campaign. To capture Palestine from Turkish and German forces, Britain and its colonies have sent a million men to the Holy Land and Mesopotamia. Related Subjects: Allenby, Edmund Henry Hynman; Jerusalem; Palestine; World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Gold Medal Flour
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National Geographic . September 1918, Vol. 34, No. 3
Ships for the Seven Seas: The Story of America’s Maritime Needs, Her Capabilities and Her Achievements, by Ralph A. Graves, with 23 Illustrations
The American People Must Become Ship-minded, by Edward N. Hurley, Chairman, United States Shipping Board, with 8 Illustrations
Our Industrial Victory, by Charles M. Schwab, Director General, Untied States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation, with 17 Illustrations (Summary: Second only to America’s military victory to come, writes Charles Schwab, will be the industrial victory at home, where almost overnight the U.S. has become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world. Related Subjects: Shipbuilding; United States; War industries; World War I.)
The War and Ocean Geography, by The Editor, Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, with 7 Illustrations (Summary: With more ships afloat after World War I than before, writes the Editor, there will be greater demand for ocean surveys, and the submarine, an American invention, will be rescued from its ignoble use and made to serve humanity. Related Subjects: Fishes; Oceanography; World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Old Dutch Cleanser
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National Geographic . August 1918, Vol. 34, No. 2
Bringing the World to Our Foreign-Language Soldiers: How a Military Training Camp is Solving a Seemingly Insurmountable Problem by Using the Geographic, by Christina Krysto, with 4 Illustrations (Summary: At Camp Kearny, California, the author describes the challenges and rewards of cramming a six-week language class into three days, using charts and pictures drawn from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC issues. Related Subjects: California; Education; Geography education; Kearny, Camp, California; NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine - Uses; Training schools; U.S. Army.)
Recent Observations in Albania, by Brig. Gen. George P. Scriven, with 22 Illustrations (Summary: The Albanians - a people regarded as the most ancient race of southeastern Europe - have a dark history of blood feuds. Hopeful signs suggest, however, that light is coming to Albania.)
The Ukraine, Past and Present, by Nevin O. Winter, with 14 Illustrations (Summary: A history of domination - by the Poles, the Lithuanians, and finally the Russians - has left this land of Cossack traditions a difficult place to fathom. Part of Russia since the 18th-century, Ukrainians exhibit a distinct national character that separates them from their Slavic kin. Related Subjects: Kharkov, U.S.S.R.; Kiev, U.S.S.R.; Odessa, U.S.S.R.; Ukrainian S.S.R., U.S.S.R.)
The Acorn, a Possibly Neglected Source of Food, by C. Hart Merriam, Formerly Chief of the U. S. Biological Survey, with 8 Illustrations (Summary: Long valued by the Indian tribes of North America and turned to by Europeans in times of scarcity, the acorn is highly nutritious and cooks up into fine bread and other foods. Related Subjects: Acorns; Food; Indians of North America; Wild foods.)
Our Littlest Ally, by Alice Rome, with 16 Illustrations (Summary: One of Europe’s smallest nations, and the world’s oldest republic, San Marino resides amid the peaks of the Italian Apennines like an ancient fortress, where it has maintained its sovereignty through the turbulence of European history. Related Subjects: San Marino.)
The British Take Baku, with 1 Illustration (Summary: No military operation of British forces in the Near East has been of greater importance than the occupation of Baku, which produces four-fifths of all the oil produced in Russia. Related Subjects: Azerbaijan; Baku, Azerbaijan; Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, U.S.S.R.; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Williams Shaving Stick
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National Geographic . July 1918, Vol. 34, No. 1
New York: The Metropolis of Mankind, by William Joseph Showalter, with 39 Illustrations
Under the Heel of the Turk: A Land with a Glorious Past, a Present of Abused Opportunities and a Future of Golden Possibilities, by William H. Hall, with 14 Illustrations
A Day With Our Boys in the Geographic Wards (Hospitals), by Carol Corey, with 8 Illustrations (Summary: Visiting the Army hospital at Neuilly, just outside Paris, the author describes the work supported by the members of the National Geographic Society, and the brave cheerful spirit in which American youths endure their wounds. Related Subjects: France; Medicine and health; World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Parker Pens
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National Geographic . June 1918, Vol. 33, No. 6
Cooties and Courage, by Herbert Corey, with 10 Illustrations (Summary: Only surgeons call them lice. To everyone else they are cooties. Though hardly a pleasant subject, they pose a menace to the health and comfort of our soldiers, a menace that scientists are exerting every effort to minimize. Related Subjects: France; Lice; Medicine and health; Sanitation; U.S. Army; World War I.)
Hospital Heroes Convict The Cootie (PLEASE NOTE: This article is NOT listed on the magazine cover. Summary: Thanks to the courage of 66 healthy American soldiers who volunteered to be injected with lice germ disease from the front lines, cooties are identified as the culprit behind trench fever.)
A Battle Ground of Nature: The Atlantic Seaboard, by John Oliver La Gorce, with 23 Illustrations and Four Maps (Summary: The war between land and water is the subject of this survey of America’s Atlantic shores, from the wave-dashed battlements of Maine to the sand-dune ramparts of Florida. Related Subjects: Atlantic Coast, U.S.; Erosion; Hydrography; Lighthouses; Sand dunes; United States.)
Prussianism, by Robert Lansing, Secretary of State, with 5 Illustrations (Summary: The secretary of state asserts that we must understand the true meaning of Prussianism and its desire for world domination, in order to understand present obstacles to peace. Related Subjects: Germany; World War I.)
Germany’s Dream of World Domination, By the Editor, Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, with 3 Illustrations and Map (Summary: Excerpts of texts by influential German writers confirm the dream of Pan-Germanism threatening the globe. Related Subjects: Germany; World War I.)
Aces Among Aces, by Laurence La Tourette Driggs, with 9 Illustrations (Summary: Constant training and abstinence from alcohol are some secrets of France’s aerial sharpshooters, the celebrated Cigognes, or Storks, who daily put their lives on the line. Related Subjects: Aviation; Fonck, Rene; France; Germany; Italy; McCudden, James Byford; Richthofen, Manfred Von; United States; World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Gold Medal Flour 
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National Geographic . May 1918, Vol. 33, No. 5
SMALLER NORTH AMERICAN MAMMALS: An Intimate Study of the Smaller Wild Animals of North America by the Foremost Authorities, by Edward W. Nelson, Chief, U. S. Biological Survey, With 32 Pages in Full Colors from drawings by Louis Agassiz FUERTES. National Geographic Society Map of the Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Colgate Shaving Stick
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National Geographic . April 1918, Vol. 33, No. 4
The Gem of the Ocean: Our American Navy, by Hon. Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy, with 36 Illustrations
Forerunners of Famine, by Frederick C. Walcott, Of the U. S. Food Administration, with 9 Illustrations
An Appeal to Members of the National Geographic Society, by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, with 2 Illustrations (Summary: Noting that they have already sacrificed their time, their wealth, and the lives of their loved ones to war, the Society asks its members to pledge themselves now to eat neither wheat bread, wheat cereals nor pastry made of flour until the new wheat crop is harvested. Related Subjects: Conservation; Food; World War I.)
What Is It to Be An American?, by Hon. Franklin K. Lane, with 8 Illustrations (Summary: The real story of America, says the secretary of the interior, has not been so much its conquests and technological triumphs but its great experiment in attempting to gather together people of different races, creeds, conditions, and aspirations. Related Subjects: Americanization; Immigration - United States; United States.)
Forming New Fashions in Food, by David Fairchild, with 11 Illustrations (Summary: Experimenting with rats, scientists are determining the nutritional values of certain foods, like potatoes. The use of dried vegetables may have more far-ranging value for society than merely as a wartime measure. Related Subjects: Agriculture; Canning; Food; Vegetables; World War I.)
The National Geographic Society in War Time, by Major-General A. W. Greely, U. S. Army, with 3 Illustrations (Summary: Maj. General A. W. Greely, of the U.S. Army, gives an account of the contributions made in 1917 by the National Geographic Society to the war effort. Related Subjects: National Geographic Society – History; World War I.)
The Symbol of Service to Mankind: The Greatest Humanitarian Movement of Modern Times Originated in a Practical Attempt to Meet a Practical Need with a Practical Remedy (Red Cross), by Stockton Axson, National Secretary, American Red Cross, with 11 Illustrations. Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Gruen Verithin Watch
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National Geographic . March 1918, Vol. 33, No. 3
The Health and Morale of America’s Citizen Army: Personal Observations of Conditions in Our Soldier Cities by a Former Commander-in-Chief of the United States Army and Navy, by William Howard Taft, with 22 Illustrations
Voyaging on the Volga Amid War and Revolution: War-time Sketches on Russia’s Great Waterway, by William T. Ellis, with 16 Illustrations
The Isle of Frankincense (Socotra, South Yemen), by Charles K. Moser, Formerly United States Consul-General to Aden, Arabia, with 11 Illustrations (Summary: Socotra, once a primary source of frankincense, is now a British protectorate languishing in the Indian Ocean. If, as legend tells, Socotran women once lured seamen, siren-like, to their shores, their charms have sadly deserted them since. Related Subjects: Cliff dwellers; Frankincense; Socotra, South Yemen; South Yemen; Perfume.)
A Unique Republic, where Smuggling is an Industry (Andorra), by Herbert Corley, with 17 Illustrations (Summary: Andorra, a cheerfully outlaw state on the crest of the Pyrenees, is described by the author from the vantage of the tiny town of Llivia, where the stranger suffers from the unjust suspicion that he is an officer of the law. Related Subjects: Andorra; France; Smuggling; Spain.)
Plain Tales from the Trenches, by Carol K. Corey, with 7 Illustrations (Summary: Over a tea table in a soldiers home in Paris, a group of Tommies, Canucks, Scotties, and Aussies fresh back from the front tell of their happiness to be alive. Related Subjects: France; World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Old Dutch Cleanser
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National Geographic . February 1918, Vol. 33, No. 2
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The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes: An Account of the Discovery and Exploration of the Most Wonderful Volcanic Region in the World, by Robert F. Griggs, Director of the National Geographic Society Katmai Expeditions of 1915, 1916, and 1917, with 87 Illustrations
Helping to Solve Our Allies’ Food Problem: America Calls for a Million Young Soldiers of the Commissary to Volunteer Service in 1918, by Ralph Graves, with 23 Illustrations (Summary: Faced with the necessity for producing millions of pounds of additional foodstuffs to feed the armies on the battlefront and in the training camp, Americans organize numerous volunteer groups. Related Subjects: Food; Pigs; World War I.)
Billions of Barrels of Oil locked Up in Rocks, by Guy Elliott Mitchell, Of the United States Geological Survey, with 10 Illustrations (Summary: Due to the war, demand for petroleum is ever increasing, while the author notes that it is doubtful that any new oil regions comparable with those in Texas and California will be discovered. A possible answer to coming shortages may reside in the oil-laden shales of the American Rockies, and several eastern states. Related Subjects: Oil; Shale oil; United States)
Shopping Abroad for Our Army in France, by Herbert Corey, with 6 Illustrations (Summary: By provisioning America’s troops with supplies bought in Europe, the risks and delays of comparable shiploads of things sent across the Atlantic have been sidestepped, says the author, who describes the great achievements abroad of the U.S. governments’ Purchasing Board. Related Subjects: France; Pershing, John J.; U.S. Army; World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Colgate's Shaving Stick
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National Geographic . January 1918, Vol. 33, No. 1
America’s Part in the Allies’ Mastery of the Air, by Major Joseph Tulasne, Chief of the French Aviation Mission to America, with 2 Illustrations
Aces of the Air, by Captain Jacques De Sieves, Of the French Aviation Service, with 2 Illustrations
Flying in France, by Captain Andre De Berroeta, Of the French Aviation Service, with 13 Illustrations
Tales of the British Air Service, by Major William A. Bishop, V. C., S. S. O., M. C., with 12 Illustrations
Italy’s Eagles of Combat and Defense: Heroic Achievements of Aviators Above the Adriatic, the Apennines, and the Alps, by Kindness of General Pasquale Tozzi, Chief of the Italian Military Mission, with 9 Illustrations
The Italian Race: An Appreciation. By Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (Summary: The Editor, noting that the Italians began fighting the invaders from the North a thousand years before the discovery of America, reminds us of the great gifts to mankind bequeathed by the Italians. Related Subjects: Italy.)
Building America’s Air Army, by Lieutenant-Colonel Hiram Bingham, Signal Corps, U.S.A., Chief of the Air Personnel Division in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer of the Army, with 43 Illustrations.
The Life Story of an American Airman in France: Extracts from the Letters of Stuart Walcott, Who, Between July and December, 1917, Learned to Fly in French Schools of Aviation, Won Fame at the Front, and Fell Near Saint Souplet, by Stuart Walcott, with 9 Illustrations
The Future of the Airplane, by Rear-Admiral Robert E. Peary, U. S. Navy (Summary: The future of transportation itself will soon be changed by the airplane, which some predict will enable one to travel from London to New York in only two days. Related Subjects: Aviation; Bell, Alexander Graham.)
Germany’s Air Program, by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (Summary: While America and her allies deploy their wealth and resources to launch air fleets into battle, Germany and her vassal nations are equally alert to the importance of air mastery. Related Subjects: Aviation, Germany; World War I.) Magazine Back Cover Advertisement Williams' Shaving Soap
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