First World War Centenary

In November 2018 it is 100 years since the end of the First World War. The Great War lasted from 28 July 1914 until 11 November 1918.

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Hundreds watch soldiers etched in the sand as part of Remembrance Day

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Hundreds of people at Clacton in Essex have been etching figures of soldiers on the sand as part of remembrance day. The event was created by film director Danny Boyle, using the country's beaches as a canvas to honour those who lost their lives in the war.

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