Both my boys take part in the annual remembrance parade as Cubs and this year it is the 100 anniversary of the start of World War One.  This has really captured the boys imagination, so we made Poppy Pinwheels. Remembrance Day, Armistice Day or Veteran’s Day as it is sometimes called is November 11…

Pinwheel Poppies – A Remembrance, Armistice or Veteran’s day activity

Both my boys take part in the annual remembrance parade as Cubs and this year it is the 100 anniversary of the start of World War One. This has really captured the boys imagination, so we made Poppy Pinwheels. Remembrance Day, Armistice Day or Veteran’s Day as it is sometimes called is November 11…

The Lochnagar Crater in Somme, France is a privately owned crater made during World War I. It was purchased by Richard Dunning in 1978 with the aim of preserving the site.

The Lochnagar Crater in Somme, France is a privately owned crater made during World War I. It was purchased by Richard Dunning in 1978 with the aim of preserving the site.

Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" The Tower of London's display of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI, by Paul Cummins

"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" The Tower of London's display of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI, by Paul Cummins

Hans Hildenbrand was a German photographer who was famous for taking color photographs during World War I. Following the war he became a photographer for...

Hans Hildenbrand was a German photographer who was famous for taking color photographs during World War I. Following the war he became a photographer for...

Ok, we'll start with this 'little' list...Timeline of World War II in Europe...#ingraphics

Ok, we'll start with this 'little' list...Timeline of World War II in Europe...#ingraphics

Trooper Bert Main and Songster (the oldest horse to serve in WW1) in France 1915. Photo © Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum (This image is licensed under Creative Commons BY NC SA)

Trooper Bert Main and Songster (the oldest horse to serve in WW1) in France 1915. Photo © Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum (This image is licensed under Creative Commons BY NC SA)

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