.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.
These will warm the furthest cockles of your heart. Absolutely brilliant!
Makes you feel SO PROUD to be British.
Click to access U.K. ‘Daily Mirror’ and its coverage. The ‘Mirror’ has never appealed to me but today they have done us all proud. Nice gallery of photos.
Wow. Wow. Wow. Doesn’t get more iconic than this. You can see her CLUSTER of poppies behind that carefully coiffured hair. Again from Mirror. Click to gain access.
What can you say? I bet there are tens of millions of Americans wishing that they could have a Royal couple like this. Rejoice.