This postcard is postmarked in 2002 with a U.S. Navy hand stamp (there was no stamp needed for military).
the sender writes:
Blistering Beautiful Bahrain! I'm very impressed. The naval base seems to have everything you need - just small quantities.
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Manama is the capital and largest city of Bahrain, with an approximate population of 155,000 people. Long an important trading center in the Persian Gulf, Manama is home to a very diverse population.
The Al-Fateh Mosque in the background is one of the largest mosques in the world, encompassing 6,500 square meters and having the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time. It is the largest place of worship in Bahrain.