National Geographic : 1954 Sep
© National Geographic Society 372 Brielle, a Sea of Terra-cotta Roofs, Overlooks the Brielse Maas River to Rozenburg Island. Sails Fleck the Placid Waters Prince William the Silent's "Sea Beggars" sailed up this blue stream in 1572 to capture Brielle and touch off the successful Dutch war of independence against Spain. Here the authors lived in an international work camp during their Netherlands stay. Wide avenue near theedge of town isacanal.