Louis Mazzatenta, Peter Essick, Antti Leinonen, Ir Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 2002. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. , 132,  pages, plus covers. Illustrations (most in color). Maps. Advertisements. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Cover highlights Untold Stories of D-Day, The cover story is by noted author Thomas B. Allen. There is also an article on Bedford, Virginia, a community that lost 19 of its young men on D-Day. Karen Lange wrote a fascinating article on Jamestown. Additional articles are on the Great Northern Forest, the Beast of the Boreal, an American photojournalist and her Islamist translator on the front lines in Afghanistan, pre-Inca empires in the Andes, and Ames, Iowa. National Geographic is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society. It has been published continuously since its first issue in 1888, nine months after the Society itself was founded. It primarily contains articles about science, geography, history, and world culture. The magazine is known for its thick square-bound glossy format with a yellow rectangular border and its extensive use of dramatic photographs. Controlling interest in the magazine has been held by 21st Century Fox since 2015. Articles have been outspoken on issues such as environmental issues, deforestation, chemical pollution, global warming, and endangered species. Series of articles were included focusing on the history and varied uses of specific products such as a single metal, gem, food crop, or agricultural product, or an archaeological discovery. The magazine has been recognized for its book-like quality and its standard of photography. Condition: Very good.
Keywords: D-Day, Thomas B. Allen, Bedford Virginia, National Memorial, Photojournalists, Jamestown, Ames, Iowa, Lake Titicaca, Wari, Huari, Tiwanaku, Tiahuanaco, Boreal