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John McCrae

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The Life of John McCrae

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The Story Behind John McCrae’s “In Flanders Fields” poem

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Heritage Minutes: John McCrae

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In Flanders Fields by John McCrae (May 1915)

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In Flanders Fields by John Mccrae

Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I, and a surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres, in Belgium. He is best known for writing the famous war memorial poem "In Flanders Fields". McCrae died of pneumonia near the end of the war.