National Geographic : 1949 Jan
130 The National Geographic Magazine Mrs. II. V. ,alt,ulh rn Buttons! Ribbons! Berlin Sees Its First New Ones in Many Years Women shoppers crowd street markets to inspect and finger these long-needed items. In Frankfurt the author lately found buttons, needles, and thread so scarce that he had to appeal to the U. S. Army's Post Exchange when he lost a button off his pants! P'ressehild I'. Illutrati ume IiZlan aII auilhlbur Boisterous Hamburg Shipyard Workers Listen to a Funny Story These men, with dockhands and stevedores, form a close-knit unit among German workers.