John McCrae - Quotes

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In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below. ---->>>

We shall not sleep, though poppies grow: In Flanders fields. ---->>>

Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw. ---->>>


Nationality: Canadian
Born: November 30, 1872
Birthplace: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Die: 01-28, 1918
Occupation: Poet

Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (November 30, 1872 – January 28, 1918) was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I, and a surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres, in Belgium. He is best known for writing the famous war memorial poem "In Flanders Fields". McCrae died of pneumonia near the end of the war (wikipedia)