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Let Us Not Forget!

Let Us Not Forget! 
November 11th, 2009

Remembrance Day
- the day of poppies. For millions of Canadians the poppy has long been the flower of Remembrance. It originally was a reminder of the blood-red flower which grew in the fields where many Canadians died in a place called Flanders. It remains the flower of Remembrance. Remembrance Day is observed on November 11th and it is a statutory holiday throughout Canada. Songs are written for Remembrance Day like Well known "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae (Guelph, Canada). 
The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice, on 11th November 1918, to signal the end of World War One.
At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years continuous warfare.

We will Remember Them.