Both my boys take part in the annual remembrance parade as Cubs and this year it is the 100 anniversary of the start of World War One. This has really captured the boys imagination, so we made Poppy Pinwheels. Remembrance Day, Armistice Day or Veteran’s
do yourself a favor for the WWI centenary and re-read Owen, Sassoon, et al. Remember how awful it was, how senseless it was, and how it directly led to WWII and changed everything. This is my set poem at school
Nationalism was NOT a cause for World War That's propaganda shoved down our throats by globalists. United States was strongly nationalistic at the time but held an isolationist stance. Thus US did not enter the war for three years. Learn your history!
Tower of London - This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British and Colonial fatality from World War I by planting red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower's dry moat.
At on July 1916 the Battle of the Somme started with explosion of 17 massive 'mines' underneath enemy territory. Lochnagar was the largest of these. It remains "The largest crater ever made by man 'in anger'".