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In Flanders Fields (version 2)

John McCrae

Librivox volunteers bring you fifteen readings of In Flanders Fields, one of the more famous poems written during the First World War. John McCrae was a poet and physician from Guelph, Ontario. His close friend, Alexis Helmer, was killed during the battle on May 2. McCrae performed the burial service himself, at which time he noted how poppies quickly grew around the graves of those who died at Ypres. The next day, he composed the poem while sitting in the back of an ambulance. Summary by Rachel, adapted from Wikipedia

Librivox volunteers bring you fifteen readings of In Flanders Fields, one of the more famous poems written during the First World War. John McCrae was a poet and physician from Guelph, Ontario. His close friend, Alexis Helmer, was killed during the battle on May 2. McCrae performed the burial service himself, at which time he noted how poppies quickly grew around the graves of those who died at Ypres. The next day, he composed the poem while sitting in the back of an ambulance. Summary by Rachel, adapted from Wikipedia
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Librivox volunteers bring you fifteen readings of In Flanders Fields, one of the more famous poems written during the First World War. John McCrae was a poet and physician from Guelph, Ontario. His close friend, Alexis Helmer, was killed during the battle on May 2. McCrae performed the burial service himself, at which time he noted how poppies quickly grew around the graves of those who died at Ypres. The next day, he composed the poem while sitting in the back of an ambulance. Summary by Rachel, adapted from Wikipedia

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

17m


Chapters

Free Sample

00:50

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:55


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:07


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

00:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:13


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:06


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:00


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:16


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:28


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

00:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:05


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

01:09