Wearing a World War II-era uniform of the Red Army troops, Russian soldiers take part in the military parade on the Red Square in Moscow on Nov. 7, 2014. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

On Friday, Moscow celebrated the 73rd anniversary of the 1941 military march through Red Square. The annual event recognizes the historical parade when Soviet soldiers marched through the Red Square toward the front lines of World War II. Soldiers dressed in WWII-era uniforms, and the march concluded with a showing of over 60 combat tanks, planes and armored vehicles made between 1939 to 1945.


(Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

Servicemen line up during a military parade in Red Square in Moscow. (Maxim Shemetov/Reuters)

Men dressed in historical uniforms sing after a military parade in Red Square in Moscow, Nov. 7, 2014. (Maxim Shemetov/Reuters)

Actors perform during a historical parade marking the 73rd anniversary of the battle for Moscow during the Second World War on the Red Square. (Sergei Chirikov/EPA)

Boys dressed in historical uniforms stand before a military parade in Red Square in Moscow, Nov. 7, 2014. (Maxim Shemetov/Reuters)

Russian World War II veterans on a large screen watch the historical parade marking the 73rd anniversary of the battle for Moscow. (Sergei Chirikov/EPA)

(Maxim Shemetov/Reuters)

(Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

(Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian soldiers wear snow gear over Red Army World War II uniforms as they prepare to parade in Red Square, with St. Basil Cathedral in the background, in Moscow, Russia. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Photo)

Servicemen dressed in historical uniforms march in Red Square. (Maxim Shemetov/Reuters)

Wearing World War II-era uniform of the Red Army troops, Russian soldiers take part in the military parade on the Red Square in Moscow. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)