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History, Reference, Research, and GrogTalk => Military (and other) History => Topic started by: Shelldrake on November 08, 2012, 05:50:30 AM

Title: Preserved Flanders poppies discovered
Post by: Shelldrake on November 08, 2012, 05:50:30 AM
McMaster University librarians discovered poppies from Flanders preserved among the pages of a collection related to the 1936 Vimy Pilgrimage. I wonder how many of the WWI vets on the pilgrimage realized that they would be fighting another war in just a few years time.

http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/832186--fragile-flanders-poppies-found-in-mcmaster-war-collection (http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/832186--fragile-flanders-poppies-found-in-mcmaster-war-collection)
Title: Re: Preserved Flanders poppies discovered
Post by: LongBlade on November 08, 2012, 06:50:25 AM
Wow. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Preserved Flanders poppies discovered
Post by: Gusington on November 08, 2012, 08:59:43 AM
That is awesome, thanks Shell.