The following are pictures I got from an email, that was taken for an article from national Geographic, the July issue, 1953. I wish I have the full article but the pictures are wonderful! Does anyone know of the photographer?
“From America to Mecca on Airborne Pilgrimage” by Abdul Ghafur Sheikh
Pictures of the Kaabah and people praying around the Masjidil Haraam coming after the jump.