|Some 12,000 soldiers showing off their practiced moves in Tiananmen Square|
|Xi Jinping inspects the troops in his Mao suit|
Like his predecessor, he too wore a tailored dark Mao suit as he inspected the 12,000 soldiers, who had been practicing for probably months for this big event. Apparently they rehearsed marching so much that they wore out 16,000 pairs of boots.
|China showed up its military might on the ground and air|