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In pictures: Armistice Day 2005

Coventry Cathedral

Millions of people across the UK have paid their respects to those who have died in war, with a two-minute silence

Manchester's Trafford Centre

From places of worship to shopping centres, the silence at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month was widely observed

Veterans lead silence at St Peters Square, Manchester

The silence represents the moment when all guns stopped at the end of World War I

Armed Forces personnel

Service personnel in Baghdad took time out from their duties to honour their fallen comrades

Naomi Hill, 8, with Air Gunner Len Leeks, 79

In Ipswich's Field of Honour, both young and old took time to honour the war dead

Henry Allingham

Britain's oldest man and World War 1 veteran Henry Allingham, 109, laid a wreath at the Air Services Memorial, in St Omer, France, during an Armistice Day service

Major Joginder Brar

Major Joginder Brar joined the ceremony at the Memorial Gates in London - which also remembered war dead from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Africa

Armistice Day service in Bedworth, Warwickshire

In Bedworth, Warwickshire, the end of the two-minute silence was marked with the release of white doves



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