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In pictures: Cuba anniversary

Revolution Square in Havana

Thousands gathered in Havana's Revolution Square to see the military parade marking the 50th anniversary of Fidel Castro's return from exile.

Cuban revolution veterans

They were joined by Cuban revolution veterans who turned out in force to wave the national flag.

Raul Castro

Fidel Castro's younger brother Raul led the ceremonies.

Tanks in Revolution Square

Tanks rumbled through Havana during the military display in Fidel Castro's honour.

Che Guevara poster

Another prominent revolutionary figure honoured was the legendary Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

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