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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)


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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