Beijing celebrates 70th anniversary of WWII end with military might

Tiananmen Square was filled with tanks, missiles and thousands of people on September 3, 2015 as China celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII. Japan occupied China for much of the war, and the parade was both a chance to celebrate the end of that occupation and demonstrate the modern might of the Chinese military. (Stuart Leavenworth and Natalie Fertig / McClatchy)

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