Photos Of China’s Parade Commemorating WWII Shows Off Its Full Military Force

Photos Of China’s Parade Commemorating WWII Shows Off Its Full Military Force

No country likes flexing its numbers in intimidatingly perfect choreographed coordination than China. And to be honest, no country does that better than them. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of WWII ending in Asia, China held a military parade to show off their military might and war machines and drones and missiles and aircraft and soldiers as some way to sternly encourage peace, and probably to alert the world that if WWIII went down that they’re more than ready.

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The visuals are truly spectacular, in a living embodiment of old propaganda posters sort of way. Only if those propaganda posters multiplied itself in the copy machine that can print to infinity. The visuals are also totally jarring, in a tasteless scrubbing of history sort of way. I mean, the parade marched right down Tiananmen Square as if nothing ever happened there.

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