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British Queen honors soldiers as part of VE day celebrations

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 01:31

Queen Elizabeth lays a wreath at the grave of the unknown soldier at Westminster Abbey, to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Britain's Queen Elizabeth attended a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey, in London, on Sunday (May 10), to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, which marks the end of the second world war. Members of the royal family including the queen's husband, Prince Philip, and her first son, Prince Charles, joined her to commemorate the event and to greet many war veterans who attended the ceremony. Ahead of the service, the queen, who was a young princess on Victory in Europe day in 1945, laid a wreath at the grave of the unknown soldier in the crowded abbey. The service was followed by an Armed Forces and Veteran's parade through the streets of central London.

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British Queen honors soldiers as part of VE day celebrations

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 01:31