Collection by Joanne Richards


My dad sailed with the Canadian Navy during WWII. As the youngest of 8 kids, he never really got to know his oldest brother Charles who was killed at Ypres, Belgium a year before the end of WWI. Charles's death affected the whole family and so we have always been thankful not just of his sacrifice, but of the thousands of men and women in both World Wars who never made it home to the loving arms of family. I created this Board as a tribute to Uncle Charles and to my Dad, Joe.

WWI - Soldier with gas mask World War One, First World, Military History, Warfare, Dieselpunk, American History, Wwii, The Past, Gas Masks

This is my grand father during World War I. Bad ass achieved.

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The poppies of Flanders Field.remembering the fallen of WWI and all those who came after. Memorial Day Poppies, Veterans Day Activities, History Activities, Children Activities, Science Resources, Teaching History, Holiday Activities, Poppy Craft, Armistice Day

SmarterTravel - The Best Trips Start Here

SmarterTravel provides independent expert advice and unbiased reviews for the best travel deals, destinations, and money-saving travel tips that help feed your passion for seeing the world.

Canadians identify with the First World War - it' part of our identity. But with the anniversary of Vimy Ridge approaching, many no longer know the details of this devastating war. Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, American History, Native American, Ww1 History, History Facts, World History, Military History

Keeping WW1 history alive for generations who have never known war | CBC News

Canadians identify with the First World War - it's part of our identity. But with the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge approaching, many no longer know the details of this devastating war.

My Heart Just Broke …… From Twitchy: Yesterday, reservist Nathan Cirillo was murdered while guarding Canada’s National War Memorial. Today, Halifax Chronicle-Herald cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon paid tribute to Cirillo — in an absolutely gorgeous way. Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, Fallen Soldiers, Canadian Bacon, Forget, Unknown Soldier, Remembrance Day, Image Of The Day

One of the most poignant images of the day | CBC News

Bruce MacKinnon, an editorial cartoonist at The Chronicle Herald, is being praised for his editorial cartoon on a day when many are at a loss for words.

Anzac Day April Lest We Forget. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. Remembrance Day Quotes, Remembrance Day Poppy, Remembrance Day Pictures, Lest We Forget Anzac, Doodle, Armistice Day, Poppies Tattoo, Flanders Field, Anzac Day

“Why Wear a Poppy?” – By Don Crawford

“Please wear a Poppy,” the lady said, And held one forth, but I shook my head, Then I stopped and watched as she offered them there, And her face was old and lined with care; But beneath the scars …

Examples of vintage Canadian World War 1 propaganda posters. Pictures of Canadian art used for liberty war bonds, recruitment of soldiers, weapons, & the Red Cross. Ww1 Propaganda Posters, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage Travel, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canadian Things, Gi Joe

My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck By Lightning

The Common-place Book of the Mercurius Aulicus, a Reactionary Tory Gentleman, who armed only with a Steampowered Babbage Engine and Pure Intentions, wanders the Time Streams and Aetheric Plane...

Memorial Day, 2012 - To the fallen patriots and to those that survived; soldier on. Memorial Day Prayer, Memorial Day Thank You, Thank You Veteran, Memorial Quotes, Military Veterans, Veterans Day, Navy Veteran, Honor Veterans, Some Gave All

Our Veterans - All Givers! This plaque is for US vets but it applies to our country's vets also