.by Anura Guruge
1/ King George V’s ‘Great Silence’ proclamation … — July 9, 2013.
2/ Origins Of “Armistice Day” (a.k.a “Poppy Day”) — June 11, 2013.
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Please check dedicated ‘Red Poppy’ PAGE
above (↑↑) with tons of pictures and history.
YOU MUST WATCH BBC video and coverage. Click, sit back and be ready to be impressed.
As ever brilliant coverage and video from the U.K. ‘The Telegraph’ my #2 favorite newspaper in the whole world. Click …
The lovely Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, at the ceremony — with a poppy. From a wonderful picture gallery from the U.K. ‘Mirror’. Click to access gallery.
The cerebral U.K. ‘The Guardian’, as ever, makes a good point. Got me thinking. Do Catholics do anything about Remembrance Day?
Now please, stand up, erect, and join me in a rousing rendition of ‘Rule Britannia’.
Trust me you will feel rejuvenated and righteous after that.
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