In Flanders Fields
The poem "In Flanders Fields" by Dr John McCrae, written in 1915, is the reason that we use poppies to remember those that have died in wars. Read below or scroll down for our printable version.
Corporal D G Pender holding a mule with a slouch hat on each ear, demonstrating the strength and ...
First World War, 1914-1918, Belgium. Corporal D G Pender holding a mule with a slouch hat on each ear, demonstrating the strength and size of the animal's ears. Note Corporal Pender is smoking a pipe. Australian War Memorial, Canberra (Australia).
An unidentified Australian soldier standing amidst the ruins of Ypres, Belgium, looking towards the remains of the Cloth Hall, 3 September 1917. All but destroyed during the war through artillery damage, it was painstakingly rebuilt between 1933 and 1967.Photographer: Frank Hurley, Australian war photographerImage: Australian War Memorial, ID No. E00716 (Colourisation and Research by Benjamin Thomas from Australia)