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Sleaford :: United Kingdom | 2 months ago

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Belgium (AP) Crimson poppies still dance in the breeze as if nothing horrific happened in Flanders Fields. But a century after the start of World War I, the flowers endure as a symbol of war dead, in part because of a celebrated poem: "In Flanders

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Ho Chi Minh City :: Vietnam | 2 months ago

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Like the poppies, and perhaps a trip to the cemetery and quiet prayers for the fallen and maybe a nod to Lt...There are still some who know about McCrae and what the poppies mean...He knows. "I was out with the poppies the other day at Union Station,"

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Ottawa :: Canada | 3 months ago

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This is where John McCrae writes the poem that elevates the poppy from a flower to an enduring symbol. Walking along the Ypres-Yser canal, industry slowly intrudes on the eastern side of the languorous rural scene. Just past the air conditioning

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Kabul :: Afghanistan | 3 months ago

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Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die

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Brussels :: Belgium | 3 months ago

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flickr.com The past is never forgotten in Belgium but its present has plenty to offer, writes David Whitley. Heads are bowed, arms are crossed and tears are slowly trickling down cheeks as the four silver-haired buglers run through the mournful

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London :: United Kingdom | 8 months ago

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The sacrifice made by thousands of Indian soldiers fighting for the British Army during World War I has been recognised as part of a ceremony here. "Sacred soil" from 70 WWI battlefields in Belgium, which arrived by warship to the UK, was laid at a

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Gosport :: United Kingdom | 9 months ago

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As a bugler played the "Last Post," a cascade of red paper poppies floated down Monday from Menin Gate in Ypres as visitors from around the globe came to honor the dead of World War I. The gate's vaulted ceiling in the Belgian town lists the names of

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Zonnebeke :: Belgium | 9 months ago

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WW1 anniversary means battlefield business for Belgium BBC News, Flanders At the Menin Gate the Last Post is sounded every night to audiences big and small With more than two million visitors expected to visit Belgium's World War One sites over the

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Brussels :: Belgium | 9 months ago

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Share On the briefest of visits to London, I was appalled to notice that our television presenters and politicians and dignitaries have almost all resorted to stereotype by wearing those bloody poppies again even though I suspect most of them would

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Gosport :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below...Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were

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