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Russian soldiers dressed in Red Army World War II camouflage cloaks wait for a parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, early Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Thousands of Russian soldiers and military cadets have marched across Red Square to mark the 70th anniversary of a historic World War II parade.The show honored the participants of the Nov. 7 1941 parade who then headed directly to the front to defend Moscow from the Nazi forces. The parade Monday involved about 6,000 people, many of them dressed in World War II-era uniforms. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr)

Russia marks anniversary of 1941 military parade

January 1, 1970

Thousands of Russian soldiers and military cadets marched across Red Square to mark the 70th anniversary of a historic World War II parade on Nov. 7.