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    UK and France Honor War Veterans


    by NTDTelevision

    Millions of French and British remember the fallen soldiers who fought during the First World War. It is 92 years after the armistice that ended the war.

    Big Ben's bell tolls -- reminding Britons of those who died in the Great War, and the conflicts that have followed.

    And in the streets -- veterans are met with cheers -- Armistice Day in the UK.

    A soldier lays a poppy wreath -- echoing the poppy fields of France and Belgium where millions lost their lives nearly a century ago.

    Across the country millions stand in silent tribute.

    In France a wreath is also laid.

    On this grey day, President Nicolas Sarkozy places it on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris.

    And here he greets those who braved the weather to attend the ceremony.

    The Armistice agreement between Germany and the Allies that ended World War One after four years of fighting took effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.