National Geographic : 1950 Dec
© National Geographic Society S An Iron Soldier Digs Trenches in Israel's Battle for Water Thirsty land can produce little without irrigation. By digging wells and laying pipelines, Jews aim to reclaim the desert. This mechanical digger inches its way from Haifa along the coastal Plain of Sharon. 72Y Kodachromes by Maynard Owen Williams 4 Prince and Pauper Kneel Side by Side; All Moslems Are Equal Before Allah Islam requires that heads be covered; custom dictates that women pray separately. These Arabs, in head cloths and fezlike tarbooshes, pack the square before the Great Mosque in 'Amman for Friday prayers.