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At 11 o’clock on the 11th of November (the 11th month of the year) in 1918. the guns of the Western Front fell silent, the Armistice was signed, which was the end of The First World War after four years of continuous fighting.

This day is a special day set aside to remember all those men and women who were killed during the two World Wars and other conflicts. At one time the day was known as Armistice Dayand was renamed Remembrance Dayafter the Second World War.

The Last Post is traditionally played to introduce the two minute silence in Remembrance Day ceremonies. (In military life, ‘The Last Post’ marks the end of the day and the final farewell.)

A poem calledFor the Fallen is often read aloud during the ceremony; the most famous stanza of which reads:

„They shall grow not old…

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