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China celebrates 70th anniversary of Communist rule

China put up an extravagant display of its military prowess and capability during the 70th anniversary of Communist rule in the country.

Larger than life National Day

People wave Chinese flags before a military parade marking the 70th founding anniversary of People's Republic of China, on its National Day in Beijing, China October 1, 2019.

(Photograph:Reuters)

March on!

Soldiers of People's Liberation Army (PLA) march in formation past Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

(Photograph:Reuters)

Xi Jinping's arrival

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at a wreath laying ceremony at the Monument to the People's Heroes in Tiananmen Square.

(Photograph:Reuters)

Monument to the People's Heroes

Chinese President Xi Jinping looks at the bas-relief at the Monument to the People's Heroes.

(Photograph:Reuters)

China supporters in Hong Kong

Pro-China supporters hold China national flags at Harbour City, during China's National Day in Hong Kong, China

(Photograph:Reuters)

Display of military

Soldiers of People's Liberation Army (PLA) marching in Tiananmen Square where China highlighted its military prowess.

(Photograph:Reuters)