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Tuesday, June 05, 2012

IN FLANDERS FIELDS

The poppy is now viewed as a symbol of ultimate wartime sacrifice because of a short poem written by a Canadian doctor during WWI. He would later become one of that war’s 17 million victims:

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WWI casualty figures: LINK

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