Photo of the Day: Armistice Day 2014

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November 11 2014. The Poppy Fields. Armistice Day (which coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans Day) is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven o’clock in the morning—the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918.

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