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1. Remembrance Day is often called Poppy Day.
2. November 11th marks the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War One.
3. Ten minutes silence is observed at 11am on 11th November each year
4. Remembrance Sunday is the second Sunday in November
5. Poppy wreaths are laid at war memorials
6. The poppy is used to symbolise remembrance because all the poppies in Flanders died
7. Poppies are sold by the Royal British Legion to raise money for servicemen and their families
8. Remembrance Day was originally called Armistice Day.
9. Britain is the only country to observe Remembrance Day
10. The poem 'In Flanders Fields' was written in 1915