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A poignant Photograph....

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by SMLE, Mar 19, 2005.

  1. SMLE

    SMLE Participating Member

    Nov 9, 2003
    Albuquerque New Mexico
    The was done by Lewis Maynard in Queensland Australia. The SMLE and empty brass are actually Flanders relics.

    Here is the thread on the Enfield Forum. http://p077.ezboard.com/fparallaxscurioandrelicfirearmsforumsfrm49.showMessage?topicID=6538.topic

    In Flanders Fields

    by Major John McCrae

    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 amid the guns below

    We are the dead. Short days ago
    We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved, and were loved, and now we lie
    In Flanders fields.

    Take up our quarrel with the foe
    To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die
    We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
    In Flanders fields.
  2. P95Carry

    P95Carry Moderator Emeritus

    Jan 3, 2003
    South PA, and a bit West of center!
    Poignant indeed and thx.

    ''Lest we forget''. Amen to that.

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