Britain comes to standstill on Armistice Day

November 11, 2014 3:54 PM

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Britain comes to standstill on Armistice Day

A military honor guard prepares to advance the colors during a Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington.

British World War II veterans Leslie Potter, left, and David Ovenstone attend an Armistice Day ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. Ovenstone's father served in World War I with the Royal Army and was gassed and wounded on the Somme in 1915. Potter's grandfather was killed in Nov. 1915 and ...

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