"In the 13th century, young schoolboys learning to write filled these scraps with alphabets and short texts. Bark was ideal material for writing down things with such a short half-life. Then the pupils got bored and started to doodle, as kids do: crude drawings of individuals with big hands, as well as a figure with a raised sword standing next to a defeated beast (lower image). The last one was drawn by Onfim, who put his name next to the victorious warrior."
When I was in third grade, I liked to draw F-16s fighting giant robots, which I think is pretty much the same.
"Awarded to those persons having served after January 1st, 1946 as a member of the US Armed Forces or American person (civilian, national or resident alien) contributing to a scientific nature on the continent of Antartica with the approval of the United States government. Additionally, this award covers those who flew aircraft in support of such actions as well as those found on navy ships in the same type of exploratory operation (the latter contigent on being south of latitude 60-degrees South. "