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Armistice Day: British cities during WWI and now - in pictures

Remembering the First World War on the home front 100 years on

Image removed. Image removed.​​​​As memorial events across the country are held to mark to the centenary of the start of the First World War, a series of composite images has been released highlighting how a number of key sites look 100 years later. (Click images to expand) 

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A "male" MKIV tank is pictured outside the Bank of England in London during the Lord Mayor's show in November 1917 (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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British soldiers inspect a captured German plane in the Horse Guards Parade in London in November 1915 (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) 

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Wounded soldiers play football outside Blenheim Palace in Woodstock in 1916 (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Serbian soldiers march in the Lord Mayor's show outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London during the last days of the war in November 1918 (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Wounded soldiers and cadets meet outside the Royal Albert Hall in London on Empire Day in May 1918 (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) 

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Injured Indian soldiers of the British Army are treated at Brighton's Royal Pavilion, which was converted into a military hospital in 1915 (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Street children dressed as soldiers with paper hats and canes as guns stand to attention in Trafalgar Square in London in November 1914 (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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German prisoners of war on their way to Southend Pier accompanied by British guards in 1914 (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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Australian soldiers pose outside the Australian Bank on New Broad Street in London in June 1917 (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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