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‪We are very proud that #Nottingham is hosting #GamesofRemembrance on 8th November as @NFFC & @Official_NCFC host 2 ⚽️ games between the @BritishArmy & the @bundeswehrInfo to commemorate WW1. Some free group tickets are available: http://trentevents.com/games-of-remembrance/ #LestWeForget#nottinghamforest #nottinghamforestfc #nottscounty #nottscountyfc #lestweforget #worldwarone #trentevents #armisticeday #arisremembers #1918 #armisticeday #notaboutheroes #peacepoppy #armistice1918 #ww1 #worldwar1 #greatwar
Out of everything I’ve snapped, Rickerby Park Cumberland and Westmorland war memorial (Carlisle cenotaph) is the trickiest to get a decent, interesting angle - probably because it’s such a simple design. Yesterday, I decided to just let it’s surroundings do the work. #carlislecenotaph #cenotaph #cenotaphs #warmemorial #ww1 #ww2 #outandabout #freshair #igerscumbria #lestweforget #autumnal #rickerbypark
For World War II buffs or descendants of servicemen a tour of the Atherton Tablelands transforms into an engaging history trail. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ More than 100,000 troops were based in 160 sites around the Atherton Tablelands from 1942. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @glam_travel ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ https://www.athertontablelands.com.au/world-war-ll-trail/ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ww2 #lestweforget #veterans #athertontablelands #exploretnq #queensland #seeaustralia
“Don’t forget me, cobber.” I saw this on my walk to work this morning. Just over 100 years ago in the Battle of Fromelles, the Australian Fifth Division lost over 5,500 in one night. Men wandered into no mans land to retrieve injured and dying for 3 days. War does not determine who is right, only who is left. #lestweforget
They don't really teach you enough about history in school. War isn't just about heads of state or countries. It's about the people who actually face battle, destruction, and death. Did you know that 37 sets (pairs and trios) of brothers were assigned to the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941? Twenty-three sets were killed that day. Did you know oil is still bubbling up from the wreckage? #blacktears #ussarizona #pearlharbor #lestweforget #usparksandmonuments
Proud to present me and @ww1thegreatwar 's newest addition to our collection: a very scarce U.S. Navy Mk.I gas mask. As you can see, it's a bit of a mix between a German M15 ’gummischutzmaske’ and American C.E.M. masks. Furthermore, you can see that it is marked ‘U.S. Navy‘ on the carrying tin.
Sacred spaces. Remembering sacrifices and victories. #basinreserve #lestweforget #greengreengrassofhome
I just couldn’t resist taking this pic. It struck me as such a hopeful image and I felt such gratitude for all those that gave their lives for future generations. @canberra_airport #canberraairport #wewillrememberthem #remembranceday #lestweforget #honourtheirspirit #streetphotography @awmemorial #australianwarmemorial
Did you know that Private Shirley spent one and a half years carving this monument whilst a patient of the Lady Davidson Convalescent Hospital? William Shirley was in hospital, being treated after serving in WW1. Shirley died in 1929, leaving this memorial to fallen A.I.F. comrades. “To my glorious comrades of the A.I.F by the late W. Shirley No 5756 Pte. 13th Battalion Died 27th August 1928”
#30daysofgratitude Day 18 Today I am grateful for this beautiful poppy painting, painted with love and remembrance by a dear friend. #agoatrodeo #amonthofbeinggrateful #gratitude #art #poppies #painting #remembrance #lestweforget #canadaremembers @rustic.art
RSL Victoria's Founding President in 1916 was Naval Commander Rowland Griffiths Bowen. Born in Taggerty in 1879, he spent his school years in Queensland before serving in the Queensland Naval Brigade, becoming a Sub Lieutenant in 1900 in the emerging Commonwealth naval forces.⠀ ⠀ In 1911 he joined the @RoyalAustralianNavy and at the outbreak of war in 1914 he sailed with the Australian Naval and Military Expedition Force where he led a party of twenty-five naval reservists in Australia's first WWI engagement. In the attack on a German radio station at Bita Paka, Bowen was shot in the head by a sniper and evacuated, after coercing a prisoner to act as a decoy by indicating that 800 Australians were advancing. The false report of the strength of Australian troops had unforeseen consequences, ensuring German New Guinea forces and military occupation abandoned their defence.⠀ ⠀ Keenly interested in the welfare of returned soldiers, 37 year old Bowen became the Foundation President of the Returned Sailors' and Soldiers' Imperial League of Australia, Victorian Branch (today known as the RSL) in 1916. His service continued in 1917 before being promoted to Commander and made District Naval Officer in Tasmania from 1919 to 1923 and in Western Australia between 1923 and 1935.⠀ ⠀ Bowen retired from the Navy in 1936 at the age of 57 and continued to serve his community in his senior role with the St John’s Ambulance Association. In 1957 Bowen was appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Civil Division in the 1959 New Years Honours List. He died on 21 October 1965.⠀ ⠀ Read more: navy.gov.au & 'St John History, The Journal of the St John Ambulance Historical Society of Australia, Volume 11, 2011-2012' stjohn.org.au⠀ ⠀ #53DaysToGo #100StoriesFor100Days #CentenaryofArmistice #RemembranceDay2018 #WeWillRememberThem #PoppyAppeal #LestWeForget
Episode 136 - The lads are back from break and pay homage to some of the artists they miss. Don't forget you can call and leave a message swearing up shit storm for the foul-mouthed philanthropists! Calls will be aired on future episodes. Here's the number: 985-265-7726 #SwearJar donations go to @hearinghealthfoundation Be sure to check out our newsletter by visiting our Facebook page and click the "Sign Up" button at the top of the page. Be sure to check out our show, link in bio, or search for us in your favorite podcast app. Newsletter Link: https://mailchi.mp/a1c1d00c50f6/ep-136-lest-we-forget #podcast #podcastlife #comedy #Semester14 #newsletter #hearinghealthfoundation @hearinghealthfoundation #WYMPs #WYMP #Swear #Swearity #charity #SwearingIsCaring #WatchYourMouth #fuck #quote #LarrysLanlockedYachtClub #alcohol #movies #music #artists #lestweforget #missyou #RIP
Famous Photographs II: - Who: a British soldier and a German prisoner. What: aftermath of the Battle of Épehy. Where: a 21st Division advanced dressing station, Èpehy, France. When, the evening of September 18, 1918. 100 years ago today, the Battle of Épehy was fought and won by the British and Australians. A) Since August, the Germans had been slowly retreating to the Hindenburg Line. In early September they finally completed their retreat, and the allies began preparing for a grand offensive to finally end the war. B) Emboldened by the success at the town of Harvincourt at the northern end of the line near Cambrai, General Henry Rawlinson proposed a limited attack to clear the last opposition before the Hindenburg Line. This was granted by Haig, who initially had been preparing his grand offensive. C) On the 18th, the battle began as the 4th and part of the 3rd armies attacked the village. While the attacks by the British on the flanks stalled at first, the German center gave way to the two Australian divisions taking part in the battle. Go figure. D) The final numbers are 12,000 Germans captured, 1,500 guns and 300 MGs captured, and 3 miles of ground taken. E) The reason for the limited success on the flanks was that French support did not arrive as it was supposed to. Even still their positions were consolidated by the end of the day. F) This would be the last battle before the big one. Épehy was the climax of a series of successful battles from late July to September that precipitated the end of the war. To some, this picture shows camaraderie between traditional enemies. To others, a symbol of the waning power of the German Army, and the ascendancy of the allied powers.
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As "World War Tuesday" continues we take a look at the very simple STEN GUN!!!😆😆😆👍 There is a great story to go along with the photos on page #2 from @project1944 about 🇨🇦Canadian war hero Lieutenant Wellbelove.😎 ******************************************************* #stengun #9mm #machineguns #canadianhero #proudcanadians #canadianmilitary #ww2 #gunart #canadastrong #gunlover #prohibitedfirearms #fullauto #canada #worldwartuesday #lestweforget #helmet #soldier #military #hero #veteran
The historic and hauntingly beautiful Kaiser Wilhelm church ruins. #nofilter #worldwar2 #ww2 #history @chardel4 #berlin #lestweforget
Lt.Col Christopher Ghika(on the left) and Major Matt Collins discuss tactics during Op Omid IV.Sadly Major Collins was killed by an IED along with L/Sgt Mark Burgan,23 March 2011.#1irishguards #britisharmy #infantry #opherrick #rememberthefallen #lestweforget
A while ago, I mentioned online that I was doing a special charity drive this year to mark the centenary of the armistice ending the First World War, and to mark my 20th annual collection with @poppyscotland. My drive is in memory of my great-grandfather, who was killed in March 1916. He is buried in the small French town of Béthune. While I can't get out to visit there at the moment, I have mapped the mileage between Edinburgh and Béthune, and I'm doing a #virtualcycle matching the mileage. Yesterday, a quick 12 mile cycle took my running total just over the halfway mark, resting at 275/548. I have given myself until November 11th to complete the rest. In order to make the ride worthwhile, I'm hoping to raise a minimum amount of £1 per mile. If I can persuade any of you fine people to donate even just a little, it would make the world of difference to me, and will spur me through the inevitably windy and rainy weather to come! You can find the relevant JustGiving page here: http://www.justgiving.com/Alex-Imrie?utm_id=121 Thank you very much! #edinburgh #béthune #edinburghtoBéthune #poppyscotland #remembrance #lestweforget #armistice
“I could see tears in her eyes, cause every stitch had broken. All my gut was just hanging out.” - Jack Bell. The image on the left is Jack at the start of the war. On the right is him after months of imprisonment in multiple POW camps. Listen to LIFE ON THE LINE through Apple Podcasts, Overcast, TuneIn or our website (link in bio). #LestWeForget #veterans #podcast #war #military #truestories #ThankYouForYourService #WeWillRememberThem #Australia #realstories  #armedforces #WW2 #WWII #livinghistory #POW #prisonerofwar
Three boys in the imperial Russian army, their ages ranging from 11-14. An observer in Russia noted that durring the war, boys were among the most common, and patriotic volunteers. At the beginning of the war such young volunteers were intentionally not used in combat, but as the war progressed and the Russian army faced immense losses, these boy soldiers were called to the front. Thousands of these boys served in the Russian army and Navy throughout the conflict with many not surviving the slaughter of the Eastern front. 🇷🇺 #lestweforget #war #battle #russia #ww1 #thegreatwar #greatwar #russian #russianempire #history #historical #historybuff #historic
The First world war memorial to Canada's dead and missing soldiers is such a thing of immense size and beauty it evokes the scale of the loss of life and true sadness. The sculptures are unlike any other war monument. Well worth the trip to see this #lestweforget #vimyridge #arras #ww1centenary #mothercanada #WeWillRememberThem
@raf_bbmf_official Spitfire At @airtattoo #riat not sure who was flying (sorry!) this is one of my two favourite #spitfire this year #lestweforget #battleofbritainmemorialflight #avgeek #aviationpics #canoneos #photography
Probably one of the very last years we will have these heroes at the ceremony to remember us that freedom is not something we should take for granted, and in fact, came at a very heavy price. Quite a few of the ww2 veterans still alive today actually lied about their age at the time -needing to be 18 when they were only about 16 or 17- just so they could enlist and fight for our freedom. #lestweforget 🌹 . . . . . #rememberseptember #liberation #18september #eindhoven #eindje #maastricht #netherlands #ww2 #veterans #heroes #usarmy #remembrance #lestweforget #freedom #history
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.ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. and the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world. #EttyHillesum . . #Arromanches #CimetiereCanadien #JunoBeach #Normandy #France #BDubRoadTrippin #BDubWanderlustin #BDubWanderlustin2018 #Wanderlust #WorldCitizen #Travel #TravelGram #Travelogue #TravelStoke #PassionPassport #Francophile #Europhile #LestWeForget #StoriesForMyMother
Atonement (2007) 💔 - I have this on DVD and still haven't watched it oops 🙈 - "After the war perhaps I'll sit again Out on the terrace where I sat with you, And see the changeless sky and hills beat blue And live an afternoon of summer through. I shall remember then, and sad at heart For the lost day of happiness we knew, Wish only that some other man were you And spoke my name as once you used to do." ~ 'After the War' by May Wedderburn Cannan
#lestweforget '5000 handcrafted poppies... tribute of all Australians who served in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations.' @canberra_airport @awmemorial #canberrainstituteoftechnology
Today exactly 74 years ago Eindhoven was liberated from German occupation. This monument near Kamp Vught is an eternal reminder of the atrocities of war #memorial #ww2 #eindhoven #kampvught #fakkeldefile #lichtjesroute #liberation #liberationroute #lestweforget
Shot from National Memorial Arboretum #butterfly #colourful #nationalmemorial
"Memory is the golden chain that binds us till we meet again," read one of the tombstones. All the POWs were young men, about my age, in their early 20s. As a result of what I was going through personally at that time, I can't emphasize enough how much I needed some reflection like this. #warcemetery #kanchanaburi #ww2 #foliage #thaiburmarailway #warmemorial #lestweforget
Two doors done, one more to go for ‘The village inn’ #lestweforget #remebranceday #mural #wallart #artistsoninstagram #doorart #silhouette #poppyday
As a National Historic Site, Officers' Square must be conserved for future generations of Frederictonians and all Canadians.  Other nearby sites are available for development that will not destroy an important link to the past or future heritage tourism potential. One block away is the blank slate of the former SMT property. And only a 15 min walk away is a huge property at the FREX that the City has plans on developing, anyways. The history of the British and Canadian soldiers who trained, lived and secured the City lie at Officers' Square. Their history is our heritage.  Do not destroy our heritage. . . #SaveOfficersSquare #LestWeForget #heritage #historical #archaeology #military #british #loyalist #acadian #Wolastoqiyik #Indigenous #RCR #TheRoyalCanadianRegiment #destruction @cbcnewbrunswick @discovernewbrunswick @fredtourism @fredmuseum @nationaltrustca @make_it_right @briangallantnb @rcrmuseum @aptnnews @cbcindigenous @justinpjtrudeau @parkscanada @globeandmail @bbc #conservation @cac_accr @explorecanada @destinationnb #remembranceday #poppies @royalcanadianlegion @historicacanada @amazingracecda #NTconf2018 @globalheritagefund #stonemason #tree @conservationcouncilnb #arborist @armeecdnarmy #canadianarmy @britisharmy #britisharmy
This day 100 years ago Britain started to advance against the German army. We fought against a combined Islamic and European force to preserve our values, empire and homeland. Do not forget those before us as we face a similar challenge today. Fight as they did🇬🇧#UKIP #lestweforget #britain #nationalism #wwi #protectourhome
100 years ago today my great grandfather lost his life in Northern France right towards the end of WW1. 100 years on his loss fighting in France is something I actually think about a lot since visiting his grave last year, also the great woman and person my Nan was and how important it is to be a good person and show the care and warmth she showed the world. #100years #WorldWarOne #LestWeForget #Family
"Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right." ____________________________________________________ °°°°°°🇬🇧 Daily Dose Of Her Majesty's Soldiers 🇬🇧°°°°°° ____________________________________________________#britisharmy #uk #military #bethebest #troops #britisharmysoldier  #infantry #british #armedforces #nato #army #britishmilitary #tactical #weapon #british_military_daily #forces #soldier #uksf #🇬🇧 #godsavethequeen #royalnavy #raf #soldier #england #wales #scotland #nireland #lestweforget #sas #sbs #warrior ___________________________________________________
- Lt. General Horrocks: "Kickoff will be at 14:35 hours tomorrow afternoon. The Irish Guards under the command of Col. Vandeleur will take the lead." - Lt. Colonel John Ormsby Evelyn Vandeleur: "Christ, not us again." Lt. General Horrocks: "What'd you say to that, Joe?" - Lt. Colonel J.O.E. Vandeleur: "Delighted, Sir, truly delighted." - Lt. General Horrocks: "Now, I've selected you to lead us, not only because of your extraordinary fighting ability, but also because, in the unlikely event the Germans ever get you, they will assume from your attire that they've captured a wretched peasant and immediately send you on your way." #OperationMarketGarden #MarketGarden #NijmegenBridge #ArnhemBridge #101stAirborne #82ndAirborne #British1stAirbourneDivision #Paratroopers #XXXCorps #HellsHighway #WorldWarII #WWII #WorldWar2 #WW2 #WW2History #LestWeForget #ABridgeTooFar #SirRichardAttenborough #SirSeanConnery #SirMichaelCaine #SirAnthonyHopkins #SirLaurenceOlivier #SirDirkBogarde #EdwardFox #DenholmElliott #JamesCaan #RobertRedford #GeneHackman #ElliottGould #WolfgangPreiss
Cold and wet morning down at the Brisbane dawn service. We will remember them #ANZAC #anzacday #lestweforget #brisbanedawnservice #anzacsquare
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