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A guide to information resources on World War One for your year 9 History topic, compiled by your Librarians.

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poppy field

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In Flanders Fields

                                        --- John McCrae

 

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 lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

  

Remembrance day or poppy day, eleventh of November each year, is a day each year when we remember and thank all the men and women killed in military conflict by purchasing artificial poppies from the Royal British legion, a charity for war veterans. Remembrance day was dedicated by King George v November 7 1919 for members of the armed service who were killed in World War I.

 

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WW1 War Heroes Song

The song is timeless and honours the memory of the 46,000 Australians who have died during WW1.