'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' at the Tower of London

As a powerful visual commemoration to mark the First World War Centenary in 2014, visitors to London have been able to experience a major artistic installation entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' at the Tower of London from Aug. 5 to Nov. 11. The dry moat of the Tower of London has been filled with 888,246 poppies, one for each British and Colonial fatality during the war. The ceramic poppies have all been sold and it is hoped the money raised will be in excess of £15 million, to be shared equally amongst a group of carefully selected Service charities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Eric Burks)

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