It ran with military precision, naturally!
More than 1,600 people flocked to the second Folkestone and Ashford Military Show at the weekend.
The two-day spectacular took place at the Sellindge Show Ground, in Swan Lane, and featured battle re-enactment displays, 236 military vehicles, the Tigers’ Motorcycle Display Team and a memorial flight by Spitfires.
There was also a celebratory Party in the Park with performances by the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regimental Band and the Swing Time Sweethearts.
Football fans didn’t have to miss out either, as the England Euro 2016 game against Russia was shown in the marquee on Saturday night.
There was a party a nd performance of the National Anthem for the Queen’s 90th birthday.
Andrew Dorrell, event manager, said: “We had a brilliant turnout, double the amount of people as last year so it’s great that this will just keep growing and growing.”
Above, Sofia Mendonca, nine, Violet Oakshott, seven, and Kacey Richards, eight, get their passes from Steve Friedrich a sergeant in the German Feldjager; left, Kacey Richards wearing a German Feldjager hat Pictures: Paul Amos
From left, Steve Dines and Charlie Dines are given the run down on a Vickers machine gun by Sgt Richard Heald of the Queens Own Royal West Kent
Harvey Hudson, five, and Connor Symons, 10, on a Replica Russian Ural motorbike and sidecar
Adam gets to sit in a 1942 Willys Jeep