Newark, Ohio native Johnny Clem was a United States Army general who served as a drummer boy in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He gained fame for his bravery on the battlefield, becoming the youngest noncommissioned officer in Army history.
Field of Poppies: Kindergarteners used different shades of green oil pastels to add the grass and stems, and then used small, medium, and large brushes to paint their poppies. This site links to a huge library of art listed by grades
This is a propaganda poster regarding food rations during the time of World War I. The posters would say "Food is a weapon, don't waste it" meaning that food is scarce just like the weapons we need for war.
Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada aboard LCI(L) 306 of the Canadian RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June Photographer: Gilbert Alexander Milne (DND/Library and Archives Canada)