National Geographic : 1920 Mar
Ypres T HE British Tommies called it "Wipers" this little .West Flanders town, with its fine Cloth Hall, where in the days be fore the war the linen and We will be pleased to send you gratis our lace trade flourished. booklet "The American Traveler in Europe 1920." I1Solves the Problem. Ypres was bombarded time and again by artillery, both of the Germans and Allies, and during the war its streets were deserted of all save rumbling motor-lorries or ambulances scurrying away from the explosion of the great shells. But when you go to Ypres today you'll find a city reborn. All through Belgium-anywhere on the Con tinent or in England-there is one form of trav elers' funds that receives instant recognition at any time. The long use of American Express Travelers Cheques makes them as readily acceptable as the cur rency of any country. Wherever you can spend money there you can spend American Express Travelers Cheques. They are convenient to carry and are insured against loss or theft. You can buy American Express Travelers Cheques at your bank or the nearest American Express Company's office. They are part of the service our Travel De partment is ready to render you. Write for details as to conducted tours, itineraries, etc. Travel Department AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY, 65 Broadway, New York City "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"