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Kiwi war veteran's ANZAC tattoo is a social media hit around the globe

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In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae, May 1915 In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.


Remembrance Day 11th November - to honour and remember all those who were affected, injured, or gave their lives in Service to their country - lest we forget...x

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World War One realities pictured: 30 emotive images

A British sentry cuts a lonely picture as he stands at his post at sunrise in France, March 1915

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After 65 years in the shadows, the Indian heroine of Churchill's elite SOE spy network is to be recognised with a statue in London

Noor Inayat Khan, the British agent who ran a spy network in Paris. For ten months she was tortured by the Gestapo desperate for any information about SOE operations, but she stood firm and was eventually executed at Dachau concentration camp on September 13, 1944, aged just 30.


Wormhoudt Massacre Site. In remembrance of those soldiers of the Royal Artillery, Royal Warwickshire and Cheshire Regiments who were slain by troops of the SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler in and around a barn which stood on this site on May 28th 1940. We remember them.

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World War One realities pictured: 30 emotive images

Captain Albert Ball VC of the Royal Flying Corps - when he died in May 1917, aged just 20, he was the UK's top airman with 44 victories