Remembrance Sunday -13 November 2016

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Remembrance Sunday -13 November 2016

Ceramic Poppies installation at the Tower of London in commemoration of WW1. Image by Lin Vitali.

Armistice Day, also known as Remembrance Day or Poppy Day

The Armistice signed between the Allies and Germany at 11am on November 11, 1918 officially ended the World War I.

Armistice Day, also known as Remembrance Day or Poppy Day.

Every year, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month there is a two minute silence held to remember those killed in the two World Wars and the British servicemen killed or injured since World War II.

The Tower Of London acknowledged the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I with “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” installation in 2014. 888,246 ceramic poppies surrounded the Tower of London.

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday always falls on the second Sunday in November.

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