Poppies released in Swansea to commemorate armistice day. Campaigners want to challenge the narrative of the offical programme marking the centenary of the first world war. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Yeoman Serjeant Bob Loughlin admires an installation made up of hundreds of thousands of ceramic poppies in the moat of the Tower of London. Artist Paul Cummins is putting together the artwork, entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red', to commemorate the First World War http://www.theweek.co.uk/pictures/59779/week-in-pictures-27-july-2-august/page/9/0#ixzz39PW78zrG
Poppies have been the symbol of those who have served and died at war since WWI, where poppies flourished in the battlefields of France, the site of trench warfare. Poppies thrived on the nitrites of explosives. War deaths totaled 9,000,000. Each of the 9000 museum poppies represents 1000 souls who lost their lives during WWI.
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