Veterans Day around the world: How other countries celebrate this holiday: We know that hostilities belonging to the Western Front ceased World War I in response to armistice signed by the Germany and Allies. Since then, each year the allied nations on the anniversary of the same date honor their armed forces members on the respective Armistice Day. Although we call the Armistice Day something else in the United States of America, the sentiment among people is same. Here we have discussed the way, in which different countries give respect to their veterans.
Sydney in Australia: In Sydney of Australia, veterans accumulate for the Remembrance Day at Martin Palace. The World War I monument dates back to 1927 with written inscriptions on its two sides. On one side, you will find ‘To Our Glorious Dead’, while another one shows ‘Let’s We Forget’.
Kandahar in Afghanistan: Active members of the veterans’ service dedicate a moment of silence to pay respect and honor military personnel, who arrived before them.
Glasgow in Scotland: People of Glasgow celebrate the Armistice Day by a 27-minute of long and narrative light show, which highlights the buildings of Glasgow City Chambers.
Ottawa in Canada: Approximately 50,000 people accumulate in the Confederation Square of Canada to place poppies on the tombs of an unknown soldier.
Edinburgh in Scotland: Both veterans and public members accumulate at the remembrance garden in the Princess Street Gardens of Scotland.
International War Memorial in France: Francois Hollande, the President of France marked the anniversary of the Armistice Day at the International War Memorial in France. Accordingly, the Memory Ring highlights the names of about 600,000 soldiers belonging to 40 different countries died in France at the time of the First World War.
London in England: The London’s Tower celebrates the Veterans Day in a striking way as possible. For several months, approximately 888,246 glass poppies i.e. one for each of the Commonwealth and British soldiers killed during the World War I. Keeping this mind, people of London plant trees in the moat, while add flowers on the Veterans Day.