Europe Observes Armistice Day

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France's Soldiers Parade At The Arc de Triomphe
France's soldiers parade at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2011 as part of the Armistice Day ceremonies marking the 93rd anniversary of the end of World War I.
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The French Flag Flies Under The Arc de Triomphe
The French Flag Flies Under The Arc de Triomphe
The French flag flies under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2011 as part of the Armistice Day ceremonies marking the 93rd anniversary of the end of World War I.
Armistice Day Is Observed Throughout The UK
Armistice Day Is Observed Throughout The UK
Veterans attend Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge to observe a two minute silence as a mark of respect for the war dead on November 11, 2011 in Spean Bridge, Scotland. Armistice Day traditionally marks the end of the WWI when Germany and the allied forces signed the armistice signaling the end of hostilities on the Western Front. The cessation of the war officially took effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month and is marked annually by services of remembrance for all those who have fallen in wars and a two minute silence.
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Armistice Day Is Observed Throughout The UK
Veterans attend Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge to observe a two minute silence as a mark of respect for the war dead on November 11, 2011 in Spean Bridge,
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Replica Poppies Mark Armistice Day
Replica poppies are pictured during a service to mark Armistice Day, in Royal Wootton Bassett, in south-east England, on November 11, 2011. Armistice Day in Britain is dedicated to the memory of military personnel killed in the two world wars and subsequent wars involving British troops.
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Wooden Crosses Mark Armistice Day
Wooden crosses are pictured in a field of remembrance during a service to mark Armistice Day, in Royal Wootton Bassett, in south-east England.
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Homecoming Parade For Royal Marines
Royal Marines march along Plymouth Hoe in Plymouth, England.
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Homecoming Parade For Royal Marines
Royal Marines line up for a parade at Plymouth Hoe on November 11, 2011 in Plymouth, England.
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Armistice Day Is Observed Throughout The UK
A remembrance service at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial on November 11, 2011 in Madingley, United Kingdom.
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Armistice Day Is Observed Throughout The UK
A remembrance service at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial on November 11, 2011 in Madingley, United Kingdom.
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Armistice Day Observed In The UK
A remembrance service held at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial on November 11, 2011 in Madingley, United Kingdom.
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Armistice Day Observed In The UK
A remembrance service held at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial on November 11, 2011 in Madingley, United Kingdom.
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A French Veteran Poses Next To A Statue
A French veteran poses next to the statue of former French Prime Minister George Clemenceau.
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A French Veteran Poses Next To A Statue
A French Veteran Poses Next To A Statue
A French veteran poses next to the statue of former French Prime Minister George Clemenceau.
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France's President Nicolas Sarkozy
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy takes part in the Armistice Day ceremony.
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Armistice Day Is Observed Throughout The UK
A remembrance service held at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial.
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French Republican Guards
French republican guards stand guard next to the statue of former French Prime Minister George Clemenceau.
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Armistice Day Observed In The UK
A view of graves of soldiers at The German War Cemetery at Cannock Chase.
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A Woman Visits A Cemetery
A woman visits the cemetery of French Soldiers.
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Armistice Day Is Observed Throughout The UK
A general view of graves of soldiers at The German War Cemetery at Cannock Chase.
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Belgian Hornblowers
Belgian hornblowers attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menen Gate on Armistice Day.
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Last Post Ceremony
Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme, Princess Mathilde of Belgium, Gouvernor of West Flanders Paul Breyne and Flemish Minister President Kris Peeters attend the Last Post Ceremony.
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Last Post Ceremony
Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme attends the Last Post Ceremony at the Menen Gate on Armistice Day.
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French Cabaret Director Michel Georges
French cabaret director, Michel Georges Alfred Catty a.k.a Michou (L) poses with French singer Gilbert Montagne (R) in Paris.
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French General Bruno Dary
French General and Paris military governor Bruno Dary takes part in the Armistice Day ceremony.
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A Statue Of George Clemenceau
A statue of former French Prime Minister George Clemenceau.
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