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The Strange Sight of World War II Tanks Parading Down Pennsylvania Avenue

In 1947 (or possibly during WWII), a strange sight occurred on Pennsylvania Avenue: A parade of tanks rolling from the Capitol Building to the White House. Read more to learn why this happened and the discussion on Reddit.
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This is definitely (hopefully) something you would not see today. It’s a large parade of tanks heading from the Capitol Building towards the White House.

tanks rolling down Pennsylvania Ave. NW
tanks rolling down Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Source: National Geographic

The caption claims it’s 1947, but the discussion on Reddit seem to point to a time during World War II.

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