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Remembrance 2010 on BBC Radio Scotland

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Karen Miller Karen Miller | 10:56 UK time, Tuesday, 9 November 2010

On Thursday 11 November and Remembrance Sunday BBC Radio Scotland is broadcasting a number of programmes to mark Remembrance Day.

Poppy wreath

Remembrance Day (Thursday 11 November)

1050: Poppies to Remember Part 1 - every year the simple red poppy stands as a powerful symbol, helping us all to remember. As the two-minute silence approaches we hear some of the thoughts this iconic image evokes, including the voices of the war veterans who make them.

1315: The Movie Café - looking at the World War 1 archive films held in the Scottish Screen Archive - the archive's curator Janet McBain talks Janice Forsyth through footage of soldiers heading off to war and of field hospitals staffed entirely by women.

1530: The Forgotten 51st - Iain Macdonald tells the remarkable story of what happened to the men of the 51st Highland Division. The story of those forced to surrender at St Valery en Caux, the story of those that escaped and of those who spent the rest of the war in prison camps. Rich with archive and poignant first hand accounts, this colourful and moving programme brings a rarely aired story back to life to claim its rightful place in history 70 years on.

Major General V M Fortune, GOC [General Commanding Officer] 51st Highland Division (right), with General Major Erwin Rommel at St Valery after the surrender of the 51st Division to Rommel's 7th Panzer Division.  (12 June 1940)

Major General V M Fortune, GOC [General Commanding Officer] 51st Highland Division (right), with General Major Erwin Rommel at St Valery after the surrender of the 51st Division to Rommel's 7th Panzer Division. (12 June 1940)

1800: Get it On with Bryan Burnett - songs of remembrance and thanks. Which songs remind you of a family member who made the ultimate sacrifice? Email getiton@bbc.co.uk.

Remembrance Sunday (14 November)

1030: Poppies to Remember Part 2 - Anna Magnusson talks to people about the iconic image, including some of the war veterans who still make the poppies of Remembrance.

1055: Remembrance Service - an ecumenical service from Govan, led by the Rev Moyna McGlynn, with Father Peter Dowling and Major Derek Tyrell. Congregations of the Govan Citadel, Govan and Linthouse Church of Scotland, and St Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, join the Salvation Army Band and Choir.

1705: Classics Unwrapped - Jamie MacDougall plays the music of war and peace.

Available now

Conversation Zone - Marking the annual time of Remembrance, Anna Magnusson introduces conversations with those whose lives have been affected by wars in Europe, Afghanistan, Iraq and beyond.

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