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Ottawa :: Canada | 6 hours 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 | 9 hours 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 | 5 days 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 | 5 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 | 5 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 | 6 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 | 6 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 | 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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Kabul :: Afghanistan | almost 2 years ago

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The Memorial Day ceremony in Aspen on Monday was a solemn occasion with scheduled speakers and audience participants paying tribute not only to soldiers who gave their lives in defense of the nation but also to those who returned home from U.S. wars

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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The Menin Gate Memorial, which bears witness to the heavy human sacrifice made during the first world war. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images To mark the centenary of 1914, when hundreds of thousands of British tourists are expected to visit

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