National Geographic : 1938 Dec
444 Photograph byW. Robert Moore PASSING CAMELS CAST THEIR SHADOWS INTO FRESH ASPHALT BEING LAID ON THE OLD ROAD INTO GAZA In ancient days, when Gaza was a princely Philistine city of palaces and race tracks, this was a busy road. Overitcame caravans from Syria and Arabia, trading with Egypt, and for centuries it echoed the march of armies, the last being the British in the World War. Today, near thecity whose gates Samson carried away, men and girls wearing shorts remake the roads for automobile traffic (page 700).