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Tower of London displays WWI memorial

Updated 6:18 PM ET, Tue August 5, 2014
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From right, Britain's Prince Harry, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visit the Tower of London's ceramic poppy installation Tuesday, August 5. Thousands of ceramic poppy flowers have been installed in the dry moat surrounding the tower to mark the 100th anniversary of World War I. There will be 888,246 ceramic poppies installed, one for each British military member that died during the war. John Stillwell/WPA Pool/Getty Images
The royal trio walk through the installation, called "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red," on August 5. It was created by artist Paul Cummins. Matt Dunham/AP
A bird stands on one of the ceramic poppies on August 5. Poppies have long been used as a symbol to remember those killed in conflict, particularly during the two world wars that consumed Europe in the 20th century. Matt Dunham/AP
The sea of ceramic poppies are seen in this aerial photo taken Monday, August 4. Rob Taggart/AP
The installation is set to be completed by November 11 -- the anniversary of the 1918 cease-fire. STEFAN ROUSSEAU/PA Photos/Landov
A woman walks through the ceramic poppies on Sunday, August 3. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Volunteers install ceramic poppies on August 3. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
A man looks at the installation on August 3. Matt Dunham/AP
Ceramic poppy heads sit in a box before being installed on Monday, July 28. Oli Scarff/Getty Images
Crawford Butler, the longest serving Yeoman Warden at the Tower of London, poses with the first ceramic poppy on Thursday, July 17. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Butler holds the first ceramic poppy. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Butler, center, and other Yeoman Warders pose with ceramic poppies on July 17. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images