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Poppies For Remembrance Day
Started by: TerryW (2594) Report abuse


Don't forget to buy one and wear it with pride, we have a lot to be grateful for.

Posted by: aussie94 (2300) Report abuse
Terry W I agrre with you , total support . I will be at my local RSL Club on the 11 for the service. Lest We Forget.

Posted by: Bradshaws Girl (77) Report abuse
Well said that man.
We must never forget.

Posted by: tomplum (5310)  Report abuse
abso bloody lutly, I keep a 'trench art' lighter in my pocket most of the time, I don't smoke but every time I touch it, It put me in mind of some Tommy in a trench in WW1, they made these from used shells to past the time,

if only this could speak

Posted by: basil brush (12707) Report abuse
If anyone needs to be reminded to wear one they should be ashamed of themselves.

Posted by: stars (408)  Report abuse
As I put on another site on 11/11 at 9-00 on bbc1 a program called Grandads war, itís about the Italian campaign, I will be watching with interest my dad fought in that campaign with the eighth army. It bills it to explore a brutal and often overlook chapter of World War Two,

Posted by: chatty (7083)  Report abuse
There's a bloke being called a 'tosser' for wearing one on another thread.

Posted by: orrellite (2350) Report abuse
Stars, my late wife's father was killed there, Monte Cassino, in January 1944. We visited a few times to his plot in the cemetery a father she never saw or knew as she was just 14mnths old when word came.
I hope the programme can lay the myth that those involved in that campaign were the ' D day dodgers'

Posted by: basil brush (12707) Report abuse
Good point, chatty

Posted by: stars (408)  Report abuse
Orrellite thatís so sad, I was lucky my dad did come home in 1946, I was 4 years old but he never talked about it, it will be interesting to watch what them brave men had the go through

Posted by: basil brush (12707) Report abuse
link

Posted by: TerryW (2594) Report abuse
Not a good day for selling poppies today unless you get an inside area.

Posted by: laughing gravy (5070) Report abuse
hopefully doing the m60 ring of red ride this sunday..

Posted by: TerryW (2594) Report abuse
Good on ya, LG. You got some red clobber?

Posted by: lectriclegs (3797) Report abuse
Probably

Posted by: laughing gravy (5070) Report abuse
difference is i know i'm a clown..

Posted by: lectriclegs (3797) Report abuse
Can't say fairer than that LG.

Posted by: Zanzibar Spangles (3816) Report abuse
Chatty, brush.
Please have some respect, this thread is about commemorating the sacrifice made on our behalf by brave men and women.
Post it on the relevent thread

Posted by: basil brush (12707) Report abuse
I always show respect, that's why I always wear a poppy

Anything to say about leccymac post?

Posted by: Zanzibar Spangles (3816) Report abuse
No

Posted by: basil brush (12707) Report abuse
Didn't think so

Posted by: firefox (134) Report abuse
https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1202177/remembrance-sunday-poppy-wreath-labour-party-expenses-jeremy-corbyn-marsha-de-cordova

Posted by: tomplum (5310)  Report abuse
showing on BBCiplayer, Our Great War, a series of programs made from letters and information from soldiers who were actually there, In my opinion a well made program made from facts and not a hollywood type glorifying War,

Our Great War

Posted by: TerryW (2594) Report abuse
Thanks Tomplum. I will take a look later.

Posted by: tomplum (5310)  Report abuse
you will enjoy it Terry, I know you will, its 3 stories taken from soldiers who were in the war at the time, From diary's they kept and letters they wrote home and from interviews later in life, backed up from facts known about the battles, losses and gains,

Posted by: laughing gravy (5070) Report abuse
good turnout today bloody freezin coming home tho feet like blocks of ice..

Posted by: TerryW (2594) Report abuse
Well done, LG and well done to everyone who paid their respects yesterday and today who stood for a minutes silence this morning

Posted by: laughing gravy (5070) Report abuse

Posted by: mrs m (214) Report abuse
TerryW, I hope you don't mind, but I "borrowed" your poppy picture and posted it on one of my FB pages. My area has a poppy reserve (if you Google Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve you can see the millions we get each year) I thought your picture appropriate to honor all veterans, past and present, wherever they may be.

Posted by: TerryW (2594) Report abuse
Don't mind at all Mrs M, you are more than welcome.

Posted by: basil brush (12707) Report abuse
You can get them off the internet.

LG did you go to the M60 one?

 
 
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