China Puts On Huge Parade For World War II Anniversary

September 3, 2015 1:01 AM

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China Puts On Huge Parade For World War II Anniversary

The show of military might is a convenient distraction from China's economic woes.

BEIJING, Sept 3 (Reuters) - China will put on its biggest display of military might on Thursday in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by Western leaders but which underscores Beijing's growing confidence in its armed forces.

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