Tanks and trucks loaded with katyusha rocket launchers and grenades rolled past. They were dwarfed by the series of missiles that paraded by, each larger than the last and emblazoned with: "Defeat the U.S. military. U.S. soldiers are the Korean People's Army's enemy."
"If the U.S. imperialists and their followers infringe on our sovereignty and dignity even slightly, we will blow up the stronghold of their aggression with a merciless and righteous retaliatory strike by mobilizing all physical means, including self-defensive nuclear deterrent force, and achieve the historic task of unification," Ri Yong Ho, chief of the General Staff of the North Korean army, said at the event.
Thousands of troops from every branch of North Korea's 1.2-million-strong military, as well as from naval officers' academies and military nursing schools, goose-stepped around the plaza decorated with banners and flags to the accompaniment of a military brass band and ordinary citizens waving plastic bouquets./:
Activists sent some 20,000 leaflets packed with $1 bills and CDs carrying an anti-Kim Jong Un rap songs floating across the border into North Korea in hopes of reaching ordinary North Koreans, according to Park Sang-hak, a defector who now lives in Seoul.
Mindless beleif and blindly following:
"He's very young and powerful and strong," he said, asking that his name not be used. "He's very intellectual, and his knowledge is profound and deep, I've heard. The future of our country will be brighter."
There were reports that children were singing odes to "the Young Commander" and that his January birthday had been made a national holiday like those of his father and grandfather.
"Kim Jong Il! Protect him to the death!" ''Kim Jong Il, let's unite to support him!" they chanted as the 68-year-old leader walked the length of the platform, appearing to limp slightly and gripping onto the banister.
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