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Communist China at 70

Patriotism grips China's youth ahead of anniversary celebrations

Strong approval of leadership belies concerns over their future

BEIJING -- On Oct. 1, the largest military procession Beijing will have witnessed in decades will file past Tiananmen Square to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Some 100,000 military personnel and performers will partake in the expected 80-minute parade that will include 160 military aircraft and 580 state-of-the-art weapons systems.

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