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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.

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As Big Ben strikes 11, the nation stops for two minutes' silent respect

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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

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Veterans remember their fallen comrades at the Westminster Abbey service

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Buglers herald the start of the two-minute silence

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Red poppies, the symbol of remembrance, now grow on the Somme battlefield where so many soldiers lost their lives in World War One.

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