National Geographic : 1955 Oct
© National Geographic Society 4 Herring a Day Keeps the Doctor Away, Says a Pushcart's Sign in Liege Liege provides miles of parking space for canalboats of Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Germany. Its heroic resistance to German siege guns in 1914 gave the French time to defend Paris. Grated onion comes automatically with the herring. 548 Kodachromes by National Geographic Photographer David S. Boyer 4 A Canalboat Unfit for Water May Make a Snug Haven Ashore Charles Verstraeten holds a pheasant he raised near his dry-land houseboat at Grobbendonk, Belgium. He bought the boat, a wreck in the Schelde River, during World War II. Rebuilt, his home was caught in the war's crossfire. Verstraeten preserves the bullet scars.