National Geographic : 1938 May
Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams SIGNS OF THE TIMES AT THE "CROSSROADS OF THE EAST" Four square miles of swamp and jungle have been transformed into new flying fields, where airplanes now succeed mosquitoes. ©Screen Traveler, from Gendreau WHAT DRIVER COULD PASS ASIKH TRAFFIC CONSTABLE? Bearded Sikhs from North India aredignified members ofSingapore's police force. They control a flood of rickshas, bicycles, bullock carts, and automobiles.