France celebrates Bastille Day

Published: July 14, 2018
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French President and Chief of Defence Staff celebrate Bastille Day at military parade. PHOTO: AFP.

French President and Chief of Defence Staff celebrate Bastille Day at military parade. PHOTO: AFP.

The Patrouille de France alphajets perform at the start of the annual Bastille Day military parade. PHOTO: AFP. French President and Chief of Defence Staff celebrate Bastille Day at military parade. PHOTO: AFP. Soldiers are seen during preparations for the annual Bastille Day military parade. PHOTO: AFP. Military regiments take their positions near the Arc de Triomphe. PHOTO: AFP. French Republican Guards arrive on horseback. PHOTO: AFP. Chief of the Defence Staff of the French Army General Francois Lecointre, poses in front of the Arc de Triomphe, prior to the annual Bastille Day military parade. PHOTO: AFP. A military band of the French Republican Guard performs as it arrives for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-des Elyses. PHOTO: AFP. Soldiers of the 3rd regiment of the naval artillery corp prepare their uniforms for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees. PHOTO: AFP. French President Emmanuel Macron stands in front of guards. PHOTO: AFP. A general view shows military planes and regiments taking part in the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. PHOTO: AFP. A French gendarme patrols at the Arc de Triomphe during preparations for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. PHOTO: AFP. A military band of the French Republican Guard performs as it arrives for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-
A military band of the French Republican Guard performs as it arrives for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-

PARIS:  A military band of the French Republican Guard performs as it arrives for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs. PHOTO: AFP

 

A French gendarme patrols at the Arc de Triomphe during preparations for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. PHOTO: AFP.

A French gendarme patrols at the Arc de Triomphe during preparations for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. PHOTO: AFP.

 

A general view shows military planes and regiments taking part in the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. PHOTO: AFP.

A general view shows military planes and regiments taking part in the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. PHOTO: AFP.

 

French President Emmanuel Macron stands in front of guards. PHOTO: AFP.

French President Emmanuel Macron stands in front of guards. PHOTO: REUTERS.

 

Soldiers of the 3rd regiment of the naval artillery corp prepare their uniforms for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees. PHOTO: AFP.

Soldiers of the 3rd regiment of the naval artillery corp prepare their uniforms for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees. PHOTO: AFP.

 

A military band of the French Republican Guard performs as it arrives for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-des Elyses. PHOTO: AFP.

A military band of the French Republican Guard performs as it arrives for the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-des Elyses. PHOTO: AFP.

 

Chief of the Defence Staff of the French Army General Francois Lecointre, poses in front of the Arc de Triomphe, prior to the annual Bastille Day military parade. PHOTO: AFP.

Chief of the Defence Staff of the French Army General Francois Lecointre, poses in front of the Arc de Triomphe, prior to the annual Bastille Day military parade. PHOTO: AFP.

 

French Republican Guards arrive on horseback. PHOTO: AFP.

French Republican Guards arrive on horseback. PHOTO: AFP.

 

Military regiments take their positions near the Arc de Triomphe. PHOTO: AFP.

Military regiments take their positions near the Arc de Triomphe. PHOTO: AFP.

 

The Patrouille de France alphajets perform at the start of the annual Bastille Day military parade. PHOTO: AFP.

The Patrouille de France alphajets perform at the start of the annual Bastille Day military parade. PHOTO: AFP.

 

 

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