And Echo reader Chris Gordon captured some stunning footage from the air, which he shared on his Sunder LAD Facebook page.
Chris has kindly given us permission to use his video - enjoy the footage of familiar sights like Penshaw Monument and the Northern Spire bridge looking better than ever.
Another reader, Mick Naisbitt, sent in some pictures of Sunderland landmarks joining in with the Remembrance commemoration, and we've used one of those as the main image on this article.
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