The Spanish royals led the National Day celebrations in Madrid early this week.

King Juan Carlos and Crown Prince Felipe were both decked out in their military uniforms to acknowledge the parade of thousands of Spanish soldiers through the city. Above them, Air Force jets flew by and left smoke trails of red and yellow, the colors of Spain’s flag.

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Queen Sofia, Princess Letizia and the Infanta Elena were also at the celebrations on October 12, 2009.

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