National Geographic : 1944 Oct
©E.Michaud Greek Settlers' Massalia (Born 600 B.c.- Died A.D. 1943) Stood on Marseille's North Shore until German Dynamite Leveled It Patriots' refuge, Old Town first surrendered its 40,000 residents. On a February morning blasting began. Next evening aSwiss reporter found "nooneonmywalk across the desolation except the cats." Fishing craft and pleasure boats thronged the Old Port. Liners and freighters used themodern harbor (page 427).