The Thames Valley fell silent today to mark Armistice Day - on the 11th hour of the 11th day.
Ceremonies took place at military bases and in schools, churches and shopping centres.
Mel Bloor reports now on how the region took a moment to pause - and remember the fallen - and those still serving in our Armed Forces.
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