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Trump wants to hold a massive military parade — here's what it looked like the last time Washington hosted one

Business Insider Logo By Daniel Brown of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 22:  President Donald Trump apparently wants a parade - a military parade."President Trump is incredibly supportive of America's great service members who risk their lives every day to keep our country safe," Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Wednesday. "He has asked the Department of Defense to explore a celebration at which all Americans can show their appreciation."Inspired by a French military parade in honor of Bastille Day, Trump reportedly wants it complete with marching soldiers and rolling tanks.While it's still in the brainstorming stages, critics have called the idea troubling because of its potential authoritarian overtones, as well as noting how the infrastructure in Washington DC may not be able to support modern heavy equipment on the streets.The parade, however, would not be America's first. The last one was held in June 1991 under President George HW Bush to celebrate the end of the Gulf War.Here's what it looked like:

President Donald Trump apparently wants a parade - a military parade.

"President Trump is incredibly supportive of America's great service members who risk their lives every day to keep our country safe," Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Wednesday. "He has asked the Department of Defense to explore a celebration at which all Americans can show their appreciation."

Inspired by a French military parade in honor of Bastille Day, Trump reportedly wants it complete with marching soldiers and rolling tanks.

While it's still in the brainstorming stages, critics have called the idea troubling because of its potential authoritarian overtones, as well as noting how the infrastructure in Washington DC may not be able to support modern heavy equipment on the streets.

The parade, however, would not be America's first. The last one was held in June 1991 under President George HW Bush to celebrate the end of the Gulf War.

Here's what it looked like:

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