National Geographic : 1969 Sep
To cure a sick car, GI and Okina wan mechanics combine skills at the Naha port facility. The United States military establishment em ploys some 40,000 islanders. West learns about East-and vice versa-as off-duty GI's get acquainted with Okinawan girls at Nakagusuku Castle near Naha. The ruined fortress dates from the golden age of the Ryukyus in the 15th century, when its seafaring traders ranged the Far East.