Ceremonial faint

Coldaty honor guards and elite troops exposed to stress and unrest. Fact. Add to this the need to stand for several hours in the heat, no movement, clutching a red-hot arms. The result - sometimes there are unintended loss of consciousness. Especially for you publish these unique photographs.

Ceremonial faint

February 1, 2010. Marine Girl fainted at the opening ceremony of the annual military exercise "Cobra Gold 2010" at the airport in the U-Thapar in Rayong province. (Afp / getty)

Ceremonial faint

March 30, 2011. Coldat honor guard fainted in front of the Spanish Princess Letizia at the parade before the arrival of Prince Charles and Camilla at the Pardo Palace in Madrid. (REUTERS)

Ceremonial faint

November 4, 2010. Coldat honor guard fainted before dinner for French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao at the Elysee Palace in Paris. (AFP / GETTY)

Ceremonial faint

May 19, 2010. One of the guards fainted during a rehearsal ceremony in honor of the flag removal of the Queen's birthday. (HEATHCLIFF O'MALLEY)

Ceremonial faint

And one day later the guard. (HEATHCLIFF O'MALLEY)

Ceremonial faint

January 27, 2010. Royal guard on the floor, fainting at a dinner for members of the Danish Parliament and the European Union, hosted by the Danish queen in the palace of Christiansborg in Copenhagen. (ALBERT NIEBOER / PHOTOSHOT)

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June 12, 2004. Physicians assist the fallen in a faint member of the honor guard during a rehearsal of the ceremony the removal of the banner. (Rex Features)

Ceremonial faint

May 13, 2004. Kill soldier honor guard. He fainted at a gala concert at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen. (Julian Andrews / Rex Features)

Ceremonial faint

June 17, 2000. The guard had fainted in the heat removal during a ceremony at the parade banner. (REUTERS)

Ceremonial faint

June 30, 1997. Coldat Guards Corps Governor-General fainted at the ceremony of exchange banner in Ottawa, Canada. The ceremony was attended by Queen Elizabeth II. (AFP / GETTY)

Ceremonial faint

June 1991. The representative of the Women's Royal Army squad fainted during the visit of the Queen Mother at their center in Guildford, Surrey. (Nils Jorgensen / Rex Features)

Ceremonial faint

The soldier fainted at the opening of Parliament in 1979. (Rex Features)