Archive for the tag 'WW11'

…and in the morning, we will remember them.

In Flanders Fields
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.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2009

Earlier today I came across this passage in the The Morville Hours. It gave me pause for thought, so I thought I would share it with you.

The wearing of scarlet poppies and the laying of poppy wreaths on Remembrance Day dates from 1921, though the sheets of poppies which covered the battlefields of France [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 7th 2009

I was asked by Welshcakes what the second photograph in my Armed Forces Day post represented.  I was just in the middle of this post with some basic information on the memorial, when I had an email alert telling me that I had a comment on my previous post.  The comment was from Tom, whose [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 29th 2009

A few more photographs from my recent visit to the Cold War Museum at Cosford.

For more of this weeks PhotoHunt pictures check out tnchick.

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 6th 2009

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