National Geographic : 1937 Jun
"HURRY UP, TOSS YOUR SOU!" LAUGH THE SAILORS Pitching coins and bowling are favorite Sunday pastimes at Le Croisic, across the channel from the large hospital on the Pointe de Pen-Bron. Many of the fishermen are old man-of-war's men. Brittany has long been known as "the nursery of the French Navy." Photographs byF.W.Goro MENDING NETSISTHE FISHERMAN'S HOMEWORK After each day's catch the nets are carefully inspected and repaired. This one, with comparatively largemeshes, may beused to capture herring or white fish at Le Croisic. Breton youngsters swim, go fishing, and play with toy boats almost as soon as they canwalk.