Each year, British people observe one minute silence at 11 a.m. on 11 November(11th month), in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.
The red poppy has become a familiar emblem of this day due to the poem "In Flanders Fields".
Poppies' brilliant red colour is an appropriate symbol for the blood spilled in war.
On this day, people wear poppies on their lapels, preferably on the left side...as in above the heart!
Wreaths are laid during services to honour the dead.
Listen to this beautiful song inspired by the sacrifices of those who fought in the wars :