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A Yeomen Warder awaits the placing of the last ceramic poppy in the moat of Tower of London to mark Armistice Day, on November 11, 2014 in London, England. The installation 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' by artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper consists of 888,246 ceramic poppies - representing each of the commonwealth servicemen and women killed in the first world war.

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A Yeoman Warder awaits the placing of the last ceramic poppy in the moat of the Tower of London to mark Armistice Day in London

The Prince of Wales during a wreath-laying ceremony at the cenotaph in Glasgow to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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The Prince of Wales during a wreath-laying ceremony at the cenotaph in Glasgow to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

A boy looks at the World War One Wall of Remembrance lined with hundreds of red poppies on the eve of ANZAC Day at the Australian National War Memorial in Canberra

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The World War I Wall of Remembrance is lined with red poppies on the eve of Anzac Day at the Australian National War Memorial in Canberra on Thursday.

People lay down in a pedestrian zone as part of an art project in remembrance of 528 victims of the "Katzbach" Nazi concentration camp in Frankfurt

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People lay down in a pedestrian zone as part of an art project in remembrance of the 528 victims of the “Katzbach” Nazi concentration camp, in Frankfurt, on Monday

Indians light candles as they pay homage to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2013 bomb blasts at the Dilshuk Nagar area of Hyderabad on February 21, 2014. At least 18 people were killed and over 100 injured when bombs ripped through crowded areas of the Indian city of Hyderabad on February 21, 2013.

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Indians light candles to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2013 bomb blasts in Hyderabad.

A man visits the snow covered Holocaust Memorial at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Berlin, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The German parliament Bundestag will hold a special remembrance session at the Reichstag building in commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on Jan. 27, 1045.

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A man visits the Holocaust Memorial at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Berlin. The German parliament, the Bundestag, held a special remembrance session at the Reichstag building in commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on January 27, 1945.

World War Two veteran Harry Marrington, from Portsmouth, England, leans down to pick up a paper poppy during an Armistice Day ceremony under the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are not known.

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World War Two veteran Harry Marrington, from Portsmouth, England, leans down to pick up a paper poppy during an Armistice Day ceremony under the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are not known.

Soldiers of 256 Squadron of The Royal Signals clean and prepare The Basra Wall ahead of Armistice Day at The National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire.

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Soldiers of 256 Squadron of The Royal Signals clean and prepare the Basra Memorial Wall at The National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire, UK, ahead of Armistice Day on Monday

French President Francois Hollande (R) and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck (L) visit the ruined church at Oradour-sur-Glane with Robert Hebras (C), 88, one of the last survivors of the World War II massacre and destruction of the town, which was carried out by members of the German Waffen SS on 10 June 1944.

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French President Fran├žois Hollande, right, and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck, left, visit the ruined church at Oradour-sur-Glane in southwest France with 88-year-old Robert Hebras, centre, one of the last survivors of the second world war massacre and destruction of the town, which was carried out by members of the German Waffen SS on June 10, 1944.

 

an Indonesian man with his son pray after offering flowers on the dried volcanic mud for family members who died during a volcano eruption in Sidoarjo in eastern Java island, as Indonesians mark Eid al-Fitr with pilgrimages to cemeteries to remember their dead

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