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children waving flags during Victory Day in Dhaka, Bangladesh
July 30, 2014


Local children wave flags to celebrate Victory Day in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as a plane passes overhead. Victory Day, which occurs each year on December 16, honors the victory of the Allied High Command over Pakistani forces in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Winners will be announced July 31.

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Photograph by Khalid Rayhan Shawon

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