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Crowds gathered at the National War Memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day
DNA Edit: Remembering Armistice - In a country where warriors have led down their lives without so much as a murmur, it is a good idea for the Indian establishment to take note of sacrifices made, even 100 years ago
As of 11 a.m. on Sunday, it had been an entire century since the Armistice of November 11, 1918 came into effect and brought the First World War to an end.
Calgarians were among the thousands of Canadians who attended Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country to pay tribute to members of Canada’s military and mark 100 years since the signing of the armistice to end the First World War.
Exactly one century since the end of the First World War, it’s the memories of the sacrifice made by their fellow soldiers that veterans hope are never forgotten.
Princess Anne and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon were among those who attended the service in Glasgow.
At 11 a.m., a sombre silence was broken by the beginning of a 21-gun salute and the deep tolling of a bell marking the solemn occasion
Veterans appreciate presence of people young and old at ceremony
Parades, ceremonies and services were held across the country to honour those who have lost their lives in conflict.
For some Canadian soldiers on the front line, news of the end of the First World War began with rumours.