Posted by Bea on November 11, 2000 at 12:32:40:
In Reply to: Re: Thought for the Day posted by Jeri on November 11, 2000 at 12:26:20:
: : : At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 1918, the Great War ended.........
: : :
: : : "Have you forgotten yet?...
: : : Look up, and swear by the green of the spring that you'll never forget."
: : : (Siegfried Sassoon, English Poet, 1886-1967)
: : Excellent, HM!! Here in Canada we observe Rememberance Day by wearing poppies and at 11 AM all Canada will honour our brave veterans with 2 minutes of silence.. We will never forget!!
: : Bea
: Absolutely Bea! It would be so wonderful if the word 'war' was something our children's children had to look up in the dictionary because it no longer existed. That's what our brave veterans fought for.
Exactly..I had the pleasure this year to talk to many veterans and that's what they emphasized..Let's all learn a lesson...
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