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ONE REMEMBRANCE AND TWO FORGOTTEN

On the sombre occasion of Remembrance Sunday, the 11th hour of the 11th day, 1918, members and supporters of the National Front paraded through London. The purpose of the honour parade was to lay wreaths at the Cenotaph and at the Memorial to the Women who served in World War II, following which an outdoor rally was held nearby.

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BEST WE REMEMBER

Remembrance Day was originally intended to remind us of the futility of war. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marked the time the Armistice was signed at the end of WWI, or, as it was known at the time, The Great War, the war to end all wars. 
Such was the scale of death and suffering 1914-18 it was believed to be inconceivable that nations would again engage in such wasteful and destructive confrontation. In fact, The Great War instead turned out to be only the opening chapter of the most destructive and murderous century in the history of the human race.

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