National Geographic : 1946 Dec
00 Lawrence Earl from Black Star Picks and Shovels Stand Idle in the Sand While the Men Have TheirNoon Meal Brief respite for hard-working dike builders comes at lunchtime. When their work is completed, Walcheren's landmust bedrained. Not only the remainder ofthe sea water, but seepage and every drop of rain must evaporate or be pumped into the sea. Most of the pumping equipment came from the United States.