John McCrae (1872-1918) was a pathologist and a lieutenant colonel in the Canadian Forces Artillery who served in the South African War and in the first World War. He wrote one of the most famous war poems ever: "In Flanders Fields."

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
between the crosses, row on row . . .

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In Flanders Fields
Text of the memorable poem, with information on the circumstances in which it was written.
In Flanders Fields and Other Poems
In searchable HTML, at World Wide School. Each poem in its own file, linked to previous, next, or any other poem. In graphical browsers, this is the online equivalent of a "large print" edition.
John McCrae
Concise biography of the author of the famous war poem "In Flanders Fields," with extensive hyperlinks to related topics.
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