North Korean military parade: What the cameras didn’t show you

Exclusive pictures show both excitement of soldiers and details of advanced weaponry

SEOUL – NK News has obtained exclusive photos of Saturday’s “Victory Day” parade showing close-up details of North Korea’s military that tell a very different story from the sterner file photos distributed by international media.

The high resolution photos paint a different portrait to the straight-faced, goose-stepping and robotic soldiers normally associated with North Korean

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  • Mark

    ”Happy soldiers carrying “radioactive” marked backpacks pose for the cameras”

    The dear leader has a sense of humor