In a world where war is just a video game to some, it’s perhaps worth taking time to remember the true cost of war.
This weekend saw the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, which over 4 years, grew to claim the lives of over 9’000’000 （Yes thats 9 Million) service personnel from countries around the world. During WWI, across Europe, the flower of the red poppy became a symbol for remembering all those lost in War. As part of the commemorations this weekend in London, British artist Paul Cummings placed 888’246 ceramic flowers around the Tower of London – one flower for each soul lost from countries around what was then the British Empire.
Here are some images of the exhibition.
The poppy is a way of not forgetting the sacrifice of those who didn’t return home to their loved ones because…
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