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In Flanders Fields (version 2)

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In Flanders Fields (version 2) expands upon the classic World War I poem by John McCrae, offering a fresh perspective on the sacrifices made by soldiers on the battlefield. The author skillfully weaves together themes of remembrance, loss, and duty, creating a poignant tribute to those who have given their lives for their country.

The revised version of the poem introduces new imagery and language, breathing new life into the familiar words. The addition of contemporary references serves to connect the poem to modern-day conflicts, highlighting the continued relevance of its message.

Overall, In Flanders Fields (version 2) is a powerful and thought-provoking work that pays tribute to the bravery and resilience of those who have served in the military. It is a moving reminder of the human cost of war and the importance of honoring the sacrifices of those who have fought for freedom.

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Librivox volunteers bring you fifteen readings of In Flanders Fields, one of the more famous poems written during the First World War. John McCrae was a poet and physician from Guelph, Ontario. His close friend, Alexis Helmer, was killed during the battle on May 2. McCrae performed the burial service himself, at which time he noted how poppies quickly grew around the graves of those who died at Ypres. The next day, he composed the poem while sitting in the back of an ambulance.

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