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Soldiers parade in a row during dress rehearsals held today prior to the real celebrations that take place on November 7 each year

Russian soldiers descend on Red Square while holding dress rehearsals for a huge military event on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade in 1941

  • It is the birthday of the October Revolution when soldiers marched to the front line in World War II
  • At that time the parade was set up to increase the morale of the Russian troops and to give people hope
  • The parade consists of soldiers, cadets and famous Katyusha multiple rocket launchers and T-34 tanks
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Russian soldiers gathered in Red Square in Moscow during dress rehearsals for a military event on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolutionary Parade in 1941.

The event is on the occasion of the anniversary of the November 7 parade, when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square to the front lines during the Second World War.

In 1941, before the start of the parade, Joseph Stalin gave a historic address to the participants and to the entire Soviet nation. Soldiers marched across the Red Square and then most immediately went to the Battle of Moscow.

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The parade was set up at increase the morale of Russian troops and to give people hope.

It is held on the famous square and contains soldiers, cadets, members of various patriotic organizations and military equipment, including famous Katyusha multiple rocket launchers and T-34 tanks.

Celebrations also include the reenactment of important WWII events such as the defense of Moscow and the conquest of the Reichstag.

Men and women in a variety of traditional military clothing descended on the square before the practice run.

Rows of men in long coats with guns paraded around in permanent formations while others arrived in military cars or on horseback.

Soldiers parade in a row during dress rehearsals held today prior to the real celebrations that take place on November 7 each year

Soldiers parade in a row during dress rehearsals held today prior to the real celebrations that take place on November 7 each year

Soldiers during a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941
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Soldiers during a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Soldiers during a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Five female cadets dressed in hats and military coats watch the dress rehearsal in Moscow, Russia today

Five female cadets dressed in hats and military coats watch the dress rehearsal in Moscow, Russia today

Five female cadets dressed in hats and military coats watch the dress rehearsal in Moscow, Russia today

Soldiers with red banners during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Soldiers with red banners during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

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Soldiers with red banners during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Members of the Yunarmiya military youth organization smile during the dress rehearsal that took place today, two days before the real event

Members of the Yunarmiya military youth organization smile during the dress rehearsal that took place today, two days before the real event

Members of the Yunarmiya military youth organization smile during the dress rehearsal that took place today, two days before the real event

Cadets during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Cadets during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Cadets during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

A red flag is blown into the face of a cadet during the dress rehearsal, with different military groups coming together to practice
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A red flag is blown into the face of a cadet during the dress rehearsal, with different military groups coming together to practice

A red flag is blown into the face of a cadet during the dress rehearsal, with different military groups coming together to practice

The event is on the occasion of the anniversary of the parade of 7 November 1941, when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square to the front lines of the Second World War

The event is on the occasion of the anniversary of the parade of 7 November 1941, when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square to the front lines of the Second World War

The event is on the occasion of the anniversary of the parade of 7 November 1941, when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square to the front lines of the Second World War

The parade was originally set up to increase the morale of Russian troops and to give people hope during the Second World War

The parade was originally set up to increase the morale of Russian troops and to give people hope during the Second World War

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The parade was originally set up to increase the morale of Russian troops and to give people hope during the Second World War

Military hardware prior to a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Military hardware prior to a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Military hardware prior to a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Celebrations include the reenactment of important WWII events such as the defense of Moscow and the conquest of the Reichstag

Celebrations include the reenactment of important WWII events such as the defense of Moscow and the conquest of the Reichstag

Celebrations include the reenactment of important WWII events such as the defense of Moscow and the conquest of the Reichstag

The event is on the occasion of the anniversary of the parade of 7 November 1941, when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square to the front lines in World War II

The event is on the occasion of the anniversary of the parade of 7 November 1941, when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square to the front lines in World War II

The event is on the occasion of the anniversary of the parade of 7 November 1941, when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square to the front lines in World War II

These men ride in a military vehicle in coats and hats with their guns on their backs

These men ride in a military vehicle in coats and hats with their guns on their backs

These men ride in a military vehicle in coats and hats with their guns on their backs

Soldiers and women parade through the Red Square in front of the Moscow Kremlin building (left) during the grand dress rehearsal

Soldiers and women parade through the Red Square in front of the Moscow Kremlin building (left) during the grand dress rehearsal

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Soldiers and women parade through the Red Square in front of the Moscow Kremlin building (left) during the grand dress rehearsal

Horse soldiers during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Horse soldiers during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Horse soldiers during a dress rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Men and women in a variety of traditional military clothing descended on the square before the practice run. These men with helmets with guns were among them

Men and women in a variety of traditional military clothing descended on the square before the practice run. These men with helmets with guns were among them

Men and women in a variety of traditional military clothing descended on the square before the practice run. These men with helmets with guns were among them

It is held on the famous square and contains soldiers, cadets, members of various patriotic organizations and military equipment, including the famous Katyusha multiple rocket launchers and the T-34 tanks
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It is held on the famous square and contains soldiers, cadets, members of various patriotic organizations and military equipment, including the famous Katyusha multiple rocket launchers and the T-34 tanks

It is held on the famous square and contains soldiers, cadets, members of various patriotic organizations and military equipment, including the famous Katyusha multiple rocket launchers and the T-34 tanks

A military parade is held every year to commemorate the anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 1941 and the victory in the Battle of Moscow.

A military parade is held every year to commemorate the anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 1941 and the victory in the Battle of Moscow.

A military parade is held every year to commemorate the anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 1941 and the victory in the Battle of Moscow.

In 1941, before the start of the parade, Joseph Stalin gave a historic address to the participants and the entire Soviet nation. These men with red flags wore red sashes

In 1941, before the start of the parade, Joseph Stalin gave a historic address to the participants and the entire Soviet nation. These men with red flags wore red sashes

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In 1941, before the start of the parade, Joseph Stalin gave a historic address to the participants and the entire Soviet nation. These men with red flags wore red sashes

Rows of men in long coats with guns paraded around in permanent formations while others arrived in military cars or on horseback

Rows of men in long coats with guns paraded around in permanent formations while others arrived in military cars or on horseback

Rows of men in long coats with guns paraded around in permanent formations while others arrived in military cars or on horseback

Soldiers during a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Soldiers during a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

Soldiers during a general rehearsal of a march on Red Square on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the October Revolution Parade of 7 November 1941

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