Tag Archives: World War I

Lest We Forget – Why We Wear the Poppy

Long-time followers will recognize this; for you newer followers this post is a variation on a subject I speak about on this day every year. The armistice that ended battlefield hostilities during World War I started at the eleventh hour, … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

Originally posted on Norm 2.0:
In Canada as well as in other British Commonwealth countries today is Remembrance Day – in the United States it is called Veteran’s Day. No matter where you live or what you call it, November 11th,…

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Never Forget – Why We Wear the Poppy

The armistice that ended battlefield hostilities during World War I started at the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month in 1918. Here in Canada wearing a Red Poppy on the left lapel, the one closest to the heart, is a tradition we … Continue reading

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