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Europe Pays Tribute to War Dead on Armistice Day

Church bells tolled and officials laid wreaths across Europe on Armistice Day on Wednesday to pay tribute to the millions of soldiers killed during World War I. Thousands of people lined the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris to see President Francois Hollande lay a wreath at the Arc de Triomphe, where an eternal flame burns aside France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.   Smaller ceremonies were being held across France, where church bells toll to mark the hour when the armistice...

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