Remembrance Day: Armistice commemorations

November 19, 2018

According to BBC News:

Prince Charles laid a wreath on behalf of the Queen at the Cenotaph in London.

Ten thousand people – including veterans and relatives of WW1 soldiers – marched past the monument.

In France, where many of the battles of the Western Front were fought, 70 world leaders gathered for a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris…

King George V announced that a two-minute silence would be observed in 1919… The silence continues to be observed every year on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

To read the entire article on BBC News, please click here.

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