National Geographic : 1946 Feb
Oil Comes to Bahrein, Port of Pearls When an American Blonde Buys Slippers in Bahrein Bazaar, There's a Traffic Jam GI's with much coveted PX privileges are good customers for local curios at Manama. (@ National (Geogralphic Society Kodacllrones by Maynard Owen Williams Among Admiring Arabs, USO Girls Could Say, "We Came, We Were Seen, We Conquered!" Their new-found friends coached them in Oriental bargaining. Singer Bonnie Holland's tousled head and Army slacks drew less attention than the Arab headdress of Judy Lane beside her.