National Geographic : 1948 Jan
One Glance Suggests a Teeming Canal Town in Java, but Fort de France Is the Little Paris ofthe New World In the capital of Martinique even the darker citizens have a Gallic manner. The city cannot forget that Josephine, oneof itsdaughters, became thewife ofNapoleon and Empress of France. A statue honors her memory. This is the Madame River, whose companion is,logically, theMonsieur River.