Thursday, November 11, 1999 Published at 12:31 GMT
Picture gallery: We will remember them
Across the UK, millions of people stopped and stood silent for two minutes to remember those who died in this century's conflicts.
As Big Ben strikes 11, the nation stops for two minutes' silent respect
The Queen Mother lays a poppy wreath, as she has in all but one of the years since World War Two, at the Field of Remembrance outside London's Westminster Abbey
Veterans remember their fallen comrades at the Westminster Abbey service
Buglers herald the start of the two-minute silence
Red poppies, the symbol of remembrance, now grow on the Somme battlefield where so many soldiers lost their lives in World War One.