National Geographic : 1941 Jan
© National Geographic Society Finlay byEdwin L.Wisherd British St. Lucia, Long Fought for by England and France, is Soon to Have aU. S.Navy Base Jutting into the harbor of Castries are the coalyards to which ships bring their cargoes to be carried to the bunkers inbaskets-usually ontheheads ofstrap ping women. This photograph was taken from Morne Fortune, eminence captured from the French in 1796 by British forces under Major General John Moore. For outstanding gallantry his regiment was permitted to fly its own colors over Fort Charlotte for one hour before theUnion Jack was hoisted.