What is Remembrance Day?

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Armistice Day is on 11 November and is also known as Remembrance Day.

It marks the day World War One ended, at 11am _____ (1) the 11th day of the 11th month, back _____ (2) 1918.

A two-minute silence is held at 11am to remember the people who have died in wars.

There is also Remembrance Sunday every year, which falls _____ (3) the second Sunday in November.

On this day, there are usually ceremonies _____ (4) war memorials, cenotaphs and churches throughout the country, as well as abroad.

The Royal Family and top politicians gather in Whitehall, London, for a memorial service.

The anniversary is used to remember all the people who have died _____ (5) wars, not just World War One.

This includes World War Two, the Falklands War, the Gulf War, and conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Why do we hold a two-minute silence?

The first two-minute silence in Britain was held on 11 November 1919, when King George V asked the public to observe a silence at 11am.

This was one year _____ (6) the end of World War One.

He made the request so “the thoughts _____ (7) everyone may be concentrated _____ (8) reverent remembrance of the glorious dead”.

(Adapted from bbc.co.uk on 1 November 2016)

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