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Posted on Monday 21st May

On Saturday 19 May, the Armed Forces paid tribute to Her Majesty The Queen, marking the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee with a parade through Windsor Castle.

Around 3,000 troops from the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force took part in the event, honouring the bond between the Queen and personnel of the armed forces. Honouring the sovereign with such a parade has long been a British tradition.

The troops marched through Windsor town before gathering in the Castle grounds where the Queen, who is head of the armed forces, gave an address.

A flypast of 78 current and historic aircraft took place at the conclusion of the celebrations.

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