National Geographic : 1946 Nov
Demolishing Germany's North Sea Ramparts Bathers Visiting Sylt Island Today Would Find Bomb Craters British aviators blasted this air and mine-laying base. It is ten miles from the German mainland and about 300 miles from the English coast. Local tradition says Hengist, 5th-century invader of Britain, left from Sylt. Islanders Cling to Peaceful Ways on Fohr, Off Schleswig-Holstein On this 30-square-mile island, fisherfolk live in such cottages as this. Most fertile of the North Frisian Islands, Fohr in peacetime was a popular summer resort (Plate VII).