Historical images of military parades

Infantry takes part in the parade in Beijing on Oct 1, 1949. The 1949 parade, the first grand parade of People’s Liberation Army, was the first military ceremony after the founding of the People’s Republic of China. [Photo/IC] Soldiers from PLA’s Naval Academy walk past the gate tower at Tian’anmen Square in the 1950 parade. [Photo/Xinhua]…