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Remembrance Day or Poppy Day in Britain

Remembrance Day or Poppy Day in Britain.

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Remembrance Day or Poppy Day in Britain

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  1. Remembrance Day or Poppy Day in Britain November is the time of the year when we wear a red poppy in memory of those who sacrificed their lives for us during wars. The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice, on 11th November 1918, to signal the end of World War One. At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years continuous warfare. A war memorial 

  2. A national ceremony takes place at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London. The Queen lays the first wreath at the Cenotaph.

  3. What is Remembrance Day? Remembrance Day is on11 November. It is a special day to remember all those men and women who were killed during the two World Wars and other conflicts. At one time the day was known as Armistice Day and was renamed Remembrance Day after the Second World War. When is Remembrance Day celebrated? Remembrance Sunday is held on the second Sunday in November, which is usually the Sunday nearest to 11 November. Special services are held at war memorials and churches all over Britain. Where are special services celebrated Wreaths are layed beside war memorials by companies, clubs and societies. People also leave small wooden crosses by the memorials in remembrance of a family member who died in war.

  4. What do they do at 11am on each Remembrance Sunday ? At 11am on each Remembrance Sunday a two minute silence is observed at war memorials and other public spaces across the UK. The First Two Minute Silence in London (11th November 1919) as reported in the Manchester Guardian, 12th November 1919. What is the poppy like? They are bright red paper poppies. In England they have a green leaf In Scotland ,they don’t have the green leaf

  5. Why does everybody wear poppies in November?

  6. 1-What do many people wear in November? poppies 2-What are the poppies for? To remember people who died in wars 3-Why are they worn in November? . Because the end first War was on November 11thof the 4-What do people do at 11 am on November 11th? They stay silent for a few minutes

  7. 5-What do people do on the second Sunday of November? Parades ,church services… 6-Who wrote the poem about the poppies growing on the graves? John Mac Crea 7-What was the first official Day celebrated?i in 1921 8-What’s the name of the charity for this official Day? The Royal British Legion 9-What do this charity do with the money raised on that Day? To give the money to surviving, needy ex-soldiers.

  8. 10-Why are poppies a good symbol of remembrance? Poppies make a very good symbol for remembrance for several reasons. They were the only flower that grew easily on the battlefields after World War One. They're very delicate flowers too, that only live for a short time, which is rather like the young men killed in battle. The colour is important too . Some people might think that fields of poppies look like fields of blood. 11 Make a poppytowearitonthisday

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