Posts Tagged ‘WWI’

Poppies in Honor of Remembrance Day and Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Although you may not be familiar with this fact, poppies are considered as an international symbol of remembrance. Poppies traditionally are used on Remembrance Day and Veterans Day to honor those who lost their lives in battle. This tradition dates back all the way to the Napoleonic wars. However, one of the most memorable links tying the poppy to war ...

Nature’s Outhouse: Military Going Green During WW I

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you were out in the woods, far away from modern amenities when all of a sudden nature called? Well, you could always do what these WW I soldiers did. They answered nature's "call" in a very green, environmentally-friendly way and piled in to use nature's outhouse. I mean really, what else ...

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