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In Flanders Fields - Story behind the Famous Poem by John McCrae - Summary

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5124stories and lessons created

Original Release: Oct 25, 2013

Updated Last Revision: Nov 11, 2016


Media Credits

Video clip, featuring "In Flanders Fields" - as read by Anthony Davies - is online, courtesy worcesterjonny's channel at YouTube.

 

The photos displayed inside the text, from Library and Archives Canada and Australian War Memorial, have the following descriptions and sources:


Street in Ypres, during July, 1916. Online via Library and Archives Canada; MIKAN no. 3403739.

 

A notice, on the ruins of Ypres Cathedral, says:  “This is holy ground. No stone of this fabric may be taken away. It is a heritage for all civilised peoples. By order, Town Mayor, Ypres.” Online via Australian War Memorial, P00735.019.


Unidentified Canadian soldier, with mustard-gas burns, following Germany’s introduction of chemical weapons during the Second Battle of Ypres.  Online via Library and Archives Canada; MIKAN no. 3194270.

 

 

 

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