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WWI. ‘Sammy’, the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres which began on 22 April 1915.

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Tower of London

This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888, 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower. My mum purchased a poppy for a relative lost in this battle. Absolutely beautiful.

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Colonel Philip R Robertson, commanding officer of the 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) returning from a tour of his unit's positions in waterlogged trenches at Bois Grenier in January 1915.


Statue of Richard the Lionheart, Palace of Westminster, London, UK - Richard I was a king of England, later known as the 'Lion Heart', and famous for his exploits in the Third Crusade, although during his 10-year reign he spent only six months in England. Richard was born on 8 September 1157 in Oxford, son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine.


Here is a building place in dudley which I believe is a great placement for a battle arena I like the whole concept of it being outside as well as the buildings surrounding the area I believe this will be a great place to to have a battle arena. - Book Local Traders -->

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Dambusters reunited: Two WWII Lancaster bombers fly together over UK