Remembrance Day and the Home Front


Red poppies already adorn many a chest and collar on each side of the border as a lead up to Monday when the U.S. marks Veteran’s Day and Canada observes Remembrance Day. ¬† Both occasions mark and honor the difficult sacrifices made by our respective veterans in service to their country. ¬†These vintage wartime posters from World War I remind us that the reach and privations of the war that prompted the first Remembrance Day extended, as most wars do, to the home front as well.

(Poppy Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

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