A day of spontaneity—the war is over!—changed over time, as celebration morphed into the solemnity of Remembrance Day. Brendan Simms reviews “Peace at Last” by Guy Cuthbertson.
Special ceremony marks 100 years since Armistice
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Some of the best images from a sombre day of reflection.
More than 1,000 people, including military personnel, dignitaries and descendants of those who served have attended a “poignant” service to mark 100 years since the end of the First Wor
At 11 a.m., a sombre silence was broken by the beginning of a 21-gun salute and the deep tolling of a bell marking the solemn occasion
Remembrance Day ceremonies on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, and at city halls, places of worship and military bases across Canada commemorated the end of the First World War a century ago.
Around 500 people gathered to mark Armistice Day in Whangārei.
Parades, ceremonies and services were held across the country to honour those who have lost their lives in conflict.
On the centenary of the Armistice that ended World War One, commemorative events are being held across the country.
As we near the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, we might take time to ask: What is it that we remember on Remembrance Day?The typical Remembrance Day ceremony takes place around a cenotaph and includes state officials (politicians and military officers), ecumenical religious figures, and often the mother, father, or spouse of a lost soldier; sometimes, too, a soldier scarred in conflict, though the injury must be obvious: hidden injuries are insufficiently illustrative for the occasion.