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World War I allies celebrate first armistice in Greece

Sep 30, 2018 - 3:00 AM

Representatives from Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and Serbia celebrate the armistice of September 29, 1918 at the final resting place of 20,000 Allied soldiers

CENTENARY. The last guardian of the Serbian cemetery Djordie Mihailovic, 90, salutes next to the Serbian memorial at the Zeitelnik cemetery, the World War I Allied Military Cemetery and memorial park, during the Commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice of Thessaloniki, on September 29, 2018. Photo by Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP

Queen leads Britain in silent tribute to war dead

Nov 09, 2014 - 10:54 PM

Remembrance Sunday is the Sunday closest to Armistice Day on November 11 the anniversary of the 1918 signing of the peace that ended fighting in World War I

QUEEN ELIZABETH. The 88-year-old monarch, senior royals and politicians including Prime Minister David Cameron lay wreaths at the Cenotaph national war memorial in London, as hundreds of veterans from more than 70 years of conflicts looked on. File photo by PA Wire/EPA/Andrew Milligan

Australia, New Zealand mark 100 years since first troops left for WWI

Nov 01, 2014 - 3:39 PM

It was a heavy day in our history and it led to heavier times to come Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says