Services of remembrance have been held across the Midlands.
Thousands attended the events, commemorating servicemen and women who died in two World Wars and in more recent conflicts.
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Today is Armistice Day, 11 November 2012 which this year coincides with Remembrance Sunday. Find here your nearest Service of Remembrance.
For the first time women who risked their lives for the war effort will be remembered at the Cenotaph this Sunday.