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Arthur Howe, Jr. and Margaret Burke Howe wearing the remembrance poppy during the World War II trip to El Alamein, Egypt | Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs

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Title:
Arthur Howe, Jr. and Margaret Burke Howe wearing the remembrance poppy during the World War II trip to El Alamein, Egypt
Date:
1992
Description:
The remembrance poppy is a flower that has been used since 1921 to commemorate military personnel who have died in war, and represents a common or field poppy, Papaver rhoeas. Inspired by the World War I poem "In Flanders Fields", and promoted by Moina Michael, they were first adopted by the American Legion to commemorate American soldiers killed in that war (1914–1918).
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Also available as high-resolution TIFF and JPEG files. Original: 4"x6" Photograph.
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Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs
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Scanned by staff at the Center for Jewish History in New York, NY in 2017.
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This item cannot be reproduced outside the guidelines of United States Fair Use (17 U.S.C., Section 107) without the advance permission of the Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs.  In the event that this letter becomes a source for publication, a credit line indicating the Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs is required.


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