Thanks Polyesco & Iceflower
Was that an expression of pride I saw in Mary's face when she saw her husband inspecting the troops?
Notice that the navy salute is different from the army salute. Frederik use the navy salute. While the officer of the parade in the beginning use the army salute when delivering his message to Frederik.
I noticed an attache from the Bundeswehr was there.
The French ambassador has become a very familiar face, partly for tragic reasons but also because the French embassy has but a lot of emphasis on culture.
And indeed right now Danish and French troops are fighting side by side - in Mali.
ADDED: A large gallery from the day at Forsvarsgalleriet. http://www.forsvarsgalleriet.dk/arki...473101360475_0
These photos can be downloaded and used freely, as long as you credit: Forsvarsgalleriet.
Here for example is a very high res and poignant photo of M&F. Copyright: Forsvarsgalleriet: https://app.box.com/s/zg5hypj6a7w70kfhtxgndsf4y1r01itw
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