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The Cenotaph

This memorial is the central commemoration-memorial for all the killed Commonwealth-soldiers. It is located between the government-buildings.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Lennard Bolijn (1), Jente de Roust (2, 3)

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UK marks Remembrance Sunday


UK marks Remembrance Sunday

Politicians, members of the Royal Family and veterans are commemorating those who lost their lives in conflict as the UK marks Remembrance Sunday. A two-minute silence was held across the country and wreaths were laid at memorials. Prince Charles attended the annual ceremony at the Cenotaph in London and Big Ben chimed at 11:00 GMT. For the first time the Queen did not lay a wreath but instead watched from the Foreign Office's balcony.

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