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The best pictures of Drake’s Drum

Posted in Best pictures, English Literature, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Invasions, Legend, Music, Sea, Ships, World War 2 on Wednesday, 7 October 2015

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The best pictures of Drake’s Drum are vivid images of the snare drum Drake took with him round the world, and which became a symbol of patriotic resistance.
The first picture shows the drum being played.

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Drake's Drum by A D McCormick

The second picture shows the legend of the drum being played in England’s hour of need, here shown to be the Evacuation from Dunkirk.

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Drake's drum sounds above a scene on the beaches of Dunkirk by Andrew Howat

The third picture shows Drake asleep as snare drums sound and the Armada approaches.

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Drake's Drum by John Millar Watt

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