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Moina Michael & poppy plant
Date Issued: 1948-11-09
Postage Value: 3 cents

Commemorative issue
Moina Michael
Moina Michael & poppy plant

This stamp design honored the originators of the Memorial Poppy. John McCrae's poem, In Flanders Field, spoke for the wild poppies growing in the cemeteries of the war dead. By an annual Memorial Day sale of poppies made by disabled veterans, Moina Michael used this symbol of the dead to assist the living.

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