“Remembrance Sunday” with King Charles

“Remembrance Sunday” with King Charles

As every year in the UK, the Remembrance Sunday: Sunday closest to11 November – on Armistice Day – commemorating i soldiers of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth who died in the war. The country has stopped for two minutes of silence to which the chimes of the Big Benofficially back in operation.

King Charles’ first time

Charles III he took part in it, for the first time as king, together with members of the government and veterans placing the traditional duck wreaths – a symbol of Remembrance Day, also known as “Poppy Day” – at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, the national war memorial in central London, as a tribute to the sacrifices made by servicemen and women who died in the war.

This year’s ceremony is especially touching for the British royal family because it is the first since the death of Queen Elizabeth IIwho considered the anniversary one of the most important commitments of the royal calendar.

Camilla, Queen consort of the United Kingdom, and Kate Princess of Wales attend the ceremony – Toby Melville/Pool via AP

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