Tuesday, 26 March 2013

                                                            Rememberance Day

Remberance day is a day to remember the fallen soilders of WW1. On Nov 11th at 11oclock we take a minute of silence to show that we still remember the soilders actions of WW1. 11th hour, or 11:00 a.m. World War I officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June 1919. The poppy has been used since 1920 to remember the soilders who died in WW1. The wearing of poppies was introduces by by the famous WW1 peom "In Flandors Fields". Mostly you will see military verterans wearing them.

1 comment:

  1. Vann, thank you for the clear summary of Remembrance Day. Why do you suppose young people are less apt to wear the poppy?