Why do people wear poppies to remember WWI on Veterans Day?

World War 1 ended Nov. 11, 1918 on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. It is commemorated as Veterans Day or Remembrance Day in the US and Europe and may people wear poppies to honor those who died.
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World War 1 ended Nov. 11, 1918 on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. It is commemorated as Veterans Day or Remembrance Day in the US and Europe and may people wear poppies to honor those who died.

Speaking Volumes: Relive World War I, a hundred years after it ended, at your library

November 08, 2018 10:15 AM