the duty of fighting for the world's ultimate peace than all the political speeches of the recent campaign". 16 An early copy of the poem is found in the diary of Clare Gass, who was serving with McCrae as a battlefield nurse, in an entry dated October 30, 1915nearly six weeks before the poem's first publication in the magazine Punch on December. "Flanders poppies blow up furor in Canada", Los Angeles Times,. . Clare Gass Fonds McGill University Library Archives). During the early days of the Second Battle of Ypres a young Canadian artillery officer, Lieutenant Alexis Helmer, was killed on 2 May, 1915 in the gun positions near Ypres. Soon after he wrote the poem, he was transferred, as Chief of Medical Services, to a Canadian field hospital in France, where the wounded from the battles of the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Arras, and Passchendaele were treated. 32 He was promoted to the acting rank of Colonel on January 13, 1918, and named Consulting Physician to the British Armies in France. 36 To mark the poem's centennial in 2015, a coloured and uncoloured poppy quarter and a "toonie" (2 coin) were issued as circulation coins, as well as other collector coins. McCrae discarded the sheet of paper on which he had written the poem. In Flanders Fields, in Flanders fields the poppies blow.
Bassett, John (1984 The Canadians: John McCrae, Markham, Ontario: Fitzhenry Whiteside Limited, isbn Fussell, Paul (2009 The Great War and Modern Memory (Illustrated Edition), New York: Stirling Publishing, isbn Gillmor, Don (2001 Canada: A People's History, vol. A Crown of Life - The World of John McCrae by Dianne Graves, the words of John McCrae, a soldier, doctor and poet, are called to mind every year on 11 November. 9192 Prescott 1985,. . 11 The early years, Veterans Affairs Canada, archived from the original on March 7, 2012, retrieved February 6, 2012 Prescott 1985,. . Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky. We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie. 93 In Flanders Fields and Other Poems. . John McCrae was a poet and physician from. Describing it as "vicious" and "stupid Fussell called the final lines a "propaganda argument against a negotiated peace".
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