Three generations of family become emotional during a two-minute silence in the rain on Plymouth Hoe in support of 3 Command Brigade's homecoming parade and Armistice service.
Pictured is 83-year-old John Elliott from Norfolk who served with the 8th Army in Italy during the Second World War. He travelled to Plymouth on 11/11/11 to see his grandson-in-law Lance Bombadeer Nick Powell parade through the city.
John is supported by his daughter Jan Lee and his granddaughter Isla Powell.
(Ben Birchall/PA Wire)
A Chinese vendor sleeps on piles of vegetables at a wholesale market in Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu province on Wednesday.
(Photo By Yang Bo/Color China Photo/AP Images)
A three-week-old baby Malayan tapir called Nadira takes a first look at her new enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo with her mum Sayang.
Eighteen-year-old Kimberly Leggett celebrates with other finalists following her win at the Miss Malaysia Universe 2012 in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.
(AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)
India Sikh Festival
A newly married couple sit by the water tank of the illuminated Bangla Sahib Sikh temple on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in New Delhi, India.
Sikhism was founded in the 15th century by Guru Nanak, who broke away from Hinduism, India's dominant religion. He preached the equality of races and genders, and the rejection of image-worship and the caste system.
(AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
A woman looks at socks at a stall in a street market in Milan.
(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
A masked student sends back a tear gas canister lanced by riot police during clashes in Valparaiso, Chile on Wednesday.
Thousands of students seeking education reforms marched to coincide with the start of the 2012 budget talks.
(AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
What you lookin' at? Actress Neve Campbell and Minister Jimmy Deenihan share a moment during a photocall for the new TV mini-series Titanic: Blood And Steel which is being filmed in Ireland.
(Niall Carson/PA Wire)
A wheelchair athlete crosses the Pulaski Bridge during the New York City Marathon.
(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
A Thai resident raises his grocery shopping to keep it dry as he wades along chest-high floods in Bangkok on Wednesday.
(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Malaysia Mass Wedding
Over 300 brides and grooms attended a mass wedding ceremony at the Hokkien Association building in Klang, outside Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on the 11.11.11 as the date was seen as significant.
(AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)
Germany's Martini Festival
Thousands of people swing their hand lanterns during the Martini Festival in Germany. No, they were not celebrating the classic cocktail - the day honours both the Cathlolic St. Martin and Martin Luther, the Protestant reformer.
(AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
India's 11.11 Babies
Newly born children are seen at a hospital in Ahmadabad on Friday. Because of the day's numerical conjunction, 11.11.11, people believe it to be an auspicious day with many expectant parents hoping to deliver their child today.
(AP Photo/ Ajit Solanki)
A Chinese rescuer looks on at the Sizhuang Coal Mine where a gas outburst killed 20 miners and trapped 23 others in Qujing city on Thursday.
A Rikibaktsa Indian attends the Indigenous Games on the island of Porto Real in the city of Porto Nacional, Brazil on Tuesday.
Indigenous people from 38 ethnic groups are participating in the XI Indigenous Games, in which athletes compete in disciplines like archery, spear throwing, canoeing and swimming.
(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Professor Robin Ali, the associate director of research at Fighting Blindness takes a break from speaking at the Fighting Blindness Retina 2011 Conference in Dublin.
Photo:Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
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