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‘In Flanders Fields’ for Memorial Day

May 26, 2014
The Mining Journal

Dear Annie: About five or six years ago, you printed a column about why we hand out poppies on Memorial Day. It had something to do with a poem from the first World War. At the time, I wasn't that interested (sorry), but now that I have grandchildren old enough to understand history, I want them to have this information. Would you reprint it? - Not a History Teacher in Texas

 
 

 

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