John Clem: A few months shy of ten years old, John Clem ran away from home to join the Union Army and fight in the American Civil War. Although he started out as a drummer boy, at the point this picture was taken he had served in combat and was already a Sergeant at twelve years old. He became famous for shooting a Confederate soldier who demanded that he surrender. Years later would retire from the military as a Brigadier General.

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.

History

Funny pictures about 20 Rare Historical Photos. Oh, and cool pics about 20 Rare Historical Photos. Also, 20 Rare Historical Photos photos.

One of the most well-known Remembrance Day poems, "In Flanders Fields" was written by Canada's Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae during the First World War and inspired by poppy fields near Ypres in Flanders.

Colonel John Mccrae, author of the poem "In Flanders Fields". John Mccrae was born in my hometown of Guelph Ontario in

There’s history behind the meaning of the poppy. The practice of wearing poppies takes its origin from the poem, “In Flanders Fields 1915” written by Lieut. Col. John McCrae. He was a member of the first Canada contingent and died in France in 1918 after four years of service on the western front. Many American soldiers died and were buried in fields covered with red

Storytime Standouts looks at a Remembrance Day resource for young children, A Poppy Is to Remember by Heather Patterson and Ron Lightburn

that artist woman: In the Style of van Gogh: Remembrance Day Painting and Giveaway Results

This is "Field of Poppies" by Vincent van Gogh 1890 . As a Remembrance Day art project I wanted Grade 3 to try and recreate this composi.

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.:

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

Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada cooking a meal aboard LCI(L) 306 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June 1944.

Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada cooking a meal aboard LCI(L) 306 of the Canadian RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June Photographer: Gilbert Alexander Milne

WWII Propaganda.

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 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June 1944.

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)

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