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PHOTOS: Boston's Veterans Day parade

Here's how Boston honored its veterans on Nov. 11.
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    Reenactors march as members of the 54th Regiment that fought in the Civil War lead me|

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    Reenactors march asmembers of the 54th Regiment that fought in the Civil War.

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    Boston Mayor Marty Walshmarches in the Veterans Day Parade.|

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    Boston Police Pipes AndDrums Gaelic Column march in the Veterans Day Parade.

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    A Navy contingent from theUSS Constitution marches in the Veterans Day Parade.

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    Many people lined up along Tremont Street to show their thanks and supportfor the Vet|

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    The North End Marching Band proceeds the Community Academy Of Science AndHealth JROTC|

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    James Blake of the American Legion.|

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    Bostonian Willie Dufour salutes as the parademarches past. He served as a Marineduri|

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    Willie Dufour of Boston proudly shows offhis membership card for Guadalcanal Campaign|

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    Members of AmericanLegion William E Carter Post No16 of Boston march in the Veterans |

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    Ruby Abbott from Walpole shows herpatriotism as she marches in the Veterans Day Parad|

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    Scott Lai of the Taipai Economic AndCultural Office In Boston marches with the ROC Ve|

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    Members of the ROC Veterans Association Of Bostonmarch with their flag down Tremont S|

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    PFC FrederickHovasapian US Army Reserve salutes as the parade marches by.

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    American Legion members William Chisolmand Vinnie Wong shake hands after the parade.<|

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    Martin Farrell Jr and Martin Farrell IIIpose for mom and wife Maria. Martin Farrell I|

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    Renactors march asmembers of the 54th Regiment that fought in the Civil War lead memb|

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, fighting between Germany and the Allied nations temporarily ceased, and so Nov. 11 has been a day for our nation to come together to honor and commemorate all veterans.

Boston's Veteran's Day celebrations pay tribute not only to those who have fought, but to the city's strong military history in its fight for freedom. Here are scenes from the 2016 Veteran's Day parade, which went down Boylston and Charles streets, up Tremont and straight to City Hall Plaza.

 

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