"In Flanders Fields" a poem by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, was inspired by the death of a friend during the Second Battle of Ypres. The reason Veteran's Day is assocated with poppies.

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Happy Memorial Weekend: Memorial Day is about remembering those who have gone before us and especially the courageous men and women who .


Remembrance Day in Canada. The memorial at the McCrae House (detail view); two Canadian-style poppy pins can be seen resting on the sculpture.

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