Virus Makes for One of Europe’s Loneliest WWI Remembrances

Somber remembrances were held from London to Paris and at many places along the former Western Front, but pandemic restrictions ensured that the tributes were muted.

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The Tyne Cot cemetery, empty of visitors and shrouded in fog, viewed from the Cross of Sacrifice on Armistice Day in Zonnebeke, Belgium, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. The Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing is a burial ground for the dead of the First World War in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. It is the largest cemetery for Commonwealth forces in the world, for any war. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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