North-easterly: Sidetracked by poppies…

Poppies have become the symbol of the Armistice (end of the First World War.)  Most of us are only familiar with the red poppies a la Flanders field.

There are other poppies for groups from killed service animals (horses, carrier pigeons, dogs, cats, canaries), noncombatants such as ambulance drivers and nurses, and people who today would be considered PTSD or shell shocked but were shot as cowards then.

via North-easterly: Sidetracked by poppies…