Tower of London marks World War I with dramatic poppy display

The Tower of London is marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I with a dramatic art installation using thousands of ceramic poppies surrounding the battlements. Poppies have long been used as a symbol to remember those killed in conflict, particularly during the two world wars that consumed Europe during the last century.

The Tower of London is marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I with a dramatic art installation using thousands of ceramic poppies surrounding the battlements. Poppies have long been used as a symbol to remember those killed in conflict, particularly during the two world wars that consumed Europe during the last century.