National Geographic : 1938 Apr
() National Ueographic society MARKET FLOWERS FORM A TRIBUTE TO BELGIAN HEROES Every day such Flemish grandmothers in sabots display their carnations, roses, and chrysanthemums in Brussels' cobbled Grand' Place, perhaps un mindful that the square once ran with blood. Here the Spanish executed many Belgians, including the Flemish martyrs, Counts Egmont and Horn. rinlay rnotograpns Dy 1i.Antnony atewart JOLLY TARS SPINYARNS ON THE ZEEBRUGGE QUAY During the World War, German submarines, assembled atinland Bruges, crawled through aseven-mile canal toZeebrugge, whence they set forth on North Sea raids. Inadramatic night action inApril, 1918, the British Navy partially blocked this port bysinking two ships init.