The impressive Brooding Soldier, a Canadian monument to the first Gas attack, Ypres battlefield, Belgium.

The impressive Brooding Soldier, a Canadian monument to the first Gas attack, visited on Over The Top Tours Ypres battlefield tour.

Nevertheless - we still don't seem to have learned.....

Remembrance day, when I was a kid, the veterans used to sell poppies, I never realized the significance of it till now.

1919. The first remembrance with poppies.

This WWI era image is from the front cover of a small leaflet that was produced for the first Remembrance 'Poppy' Day in

Canadian Memorial in St. Julien, Belgium where the Canadian soldiers were the victims of the first use of chemical weapons by the Germans in WW1.

Canadian Memorial in St. Julien, Belgium where the Canadian soldiers were the victims of the first use of chemical weapons by the Germans in

Battle of the Somme, 1916. Troops among the ruins of Beaumont Hamel after its capture. - John Boileau, Legion Magazine.

Battle of the Somme, Troops among the ruins of Beaumont Hamel after its…

Newfoundland Soldiers in St. John's Road Support Trench, July 1, 1916 None was as devastating or as defining as the first day of the Battle of the Somme. The Regiment's tragic advance at Beaumont Hamel on the morning of July 1, 1916 became an enduring symbol of its valour and of its terrible wartime sacrifices. The events of that day were forever seared into the cultural memory of the Newfoundland and Labrador people. Courtesy of the Rooms Provincial Archives Division (NA 3105), St…

Newfoundland Soldiers in St. John's Road Support Trench, July 1916 None was…

WW1 Christmas Day Truce The Great War 1914 "Peace For Christmas" By Jacqueline Hurley Remembrance Day Is Every Day

Remembrance Day art by Jacqueline Hurley Painting 'Peace For Christmas' From The War Poppy Collection

Soldiers memorialized by underground carvings - The Canadian National Vimy Memorial site in France is one of the most prominent World War I memorials, with this one commemorating 11,169 men

Soldiers memorialized by underground carvings - The Canadian National Vimy Memorial site in France is one of the most prominent World War I memorials, with this one commemorating men

Widows and wives of Canadian soldiers attend the unveiling of the Vimy Ridge Memorial. (National Archives of Canada PA 148874) WW1

Widows and wives of Canadian soldiers attend the unveiling of the Vimy Ridge Memorial. (National Archives of Canada PA

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