Remembrance Day

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    It's Veteran's Day in the US and Remembrance Day in Canada, Britain and elsewhere. These poppies, symbolizing the blood and the battlefields of WWI, are part of a memorial outside the cathedral in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK. I took the picture while I was visiting last week.

    Marc Engels ®, kayodeok, MissyV110, and 33 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Ken Yuel Photography 78 months ago | reply

      outstanding Jill, how creative and fitting this is, thanks for sharing this with us on this special day

    2. janusz l 78 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called *Little stories-pics with "soul"*:Invited photos only !, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Lest We Forget ... Day of Remembrance - beautiful tribute,
      Thank you for keeping the memories alive ....

      November time for remembrance

    3. muledriver 78 months ago | reply

      wonderful way to remember all the sacrifice...

    4. C0N6R355 78 months ago | reply

      Congrats on the flickr blog...great photo.

    5. Marc Engels ® 78 months ago | reply

      Great picture. The tiny fragile crosses... The enormous sacrifice... We should never forget.

    6. MissyV110 78 months ago | reply


    7. Penryn [deleted] 78 months ago | reply

      Amazing photo!

      Lest we forget...

    8. loicaway aka Loic(sounds kinda Louic) 78 months ago | reply

      Powerfull shot.... a nice way to say thanks.

    9. WanderWorks 78 months ago | reply

      Excellent photo. Thanks for helping us to remember.

      Seen on the Flickr Blog.

    10. magda indigo 78 months ago | reply

      Seen in :

      *Little stories-pics with "soul"*
      THANX, M, (*_*)

    11. wintergarden - hibernating [deleted] 78 months ago | reply

      Wonderful memorial...

    12. jcgr 78 months ago | reply

      Such a simple and beautiful tribute.

    13. grego! 78 months ago | reply

      Thank you for this photo.

    14. indee• 78 months ago | reply

      this is touching. beautifully seen.

    15. trumpetflickr 78 months ago | reply

      Deep and touching picture, let's honor them.

    16. sashagirl 78 months ago | reply

      Never forget the reason we are Free!!!

    17. Pockafwye 78 months ago | reply

      Deeply moving photo of this memorial.

      -- (?)

    18. amythyst_lake 78 months ago | reply

      Thank you all for your comments and favorites. Both of my grandfathers fought in the First World War, and both returned unharmed. They were very fortunate; 10 million soldiers (both sides) and an equal number of civilians did not survive that war. Many millions more were killed in the Second World War, of course. It is very important to make time to reflect. The reason that I took the photo is that these crosses were so simple and so personal, in stark contrast with the grandeur many war memorials, or indeed with the magnificence of Ely Cathedral itself.

    19. Savagehaus [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

      What a wonderful picture. Superb capture.

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