miércoles, 29 de abril de 2015

Chinos e indios desfilarán en el Día de la Victoria rusa

Army, Chinese PLA to March in Moscow Victory Day Parade
By The New India Express 

NEW DELHI: In a rare occasion, a 75-member contingent of the Grenadiers Regiment from the Indian Army, along with the People’s Liberation Army of China, would take part in the 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade at Red Square on May 9.

It would probably be for the first time in the history that the two militaries marching in a parade.

The parade would mark the 70th anniversary of victory of Soviet people over Germans in the Patriotic War of 1945.

India and China would be amongst the 11 countries participating in the event. In fact, this is for the first time Indian Army is taking part in a foreign country’s victory celebration. The Indian contingent has on Friday left for Moscow, where they would practice with the  military contingents of other countries for the parade. The Grenadiers Regiment was awarded the best marching contingent in this year’s Republic Day parade at the historic Rajpath, which was witnessed by US President Barack Obama as the chief guest.

Raised in November 1779, the Grenadiers Regiment had won six Victoria Crosses pre-independence and three Param Vir Chakras post-1947.

About 16,000 soldiers, 200 armoured vehicles and 150 planes and helicopters would take part in the Moscow Victory Day Parade. Leaders from various countries are expected to witness the historic celebration.

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