Lines from John McCrae’s remembrance poem In Flanders Fields appear at locations such as the white cliffs of Dover

Lines from John McCrae’s renowned remembrance poem In Flanders Fields appear today written in poppies in locations from Dover’s white cliffs to Dunkirk to launch this year’s Poppy Appeal.

Individual letters of the poem, made up of clusters of poppies, give the impression of the lines growing up from the ground when viewed from a height. The Royal British Legion aims to instil a message of hope through the installations with this new perspective on the famous lines, it said.

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