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France celebrates Bastille Day with military parade

Troops walk down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris, July 14, 2021.   Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS

Troops walk down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris, July 14, 2021. Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS

Troops walk down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris, July 14, 2021. Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS
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Fireworks explode around the Eiffel Tower during celebrations to mark Bastille Day in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Fireworks explode around the Eiffel Tower during celebrations to mark Bastille Day in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Fireworks explode around the Eiffel Tower during celebrations to mark Bastille Day in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Carrousel du Louvre during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Carrousel du Louvre during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Carrousel du Louvre during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Republican Guard ride their horses during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters

Republican Guard ride their horses during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters

Republican Guard ride their horses during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters
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French President Emmanuel Macron and French Armies Chief of Staff General Francois Lecointre stand in the command car prior to review troops during the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron and French Armies Chief of Staff General Francois Lecointre stand in the command car prior to review troops during the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron and French Armies Chief of Staff General Francois Lecointre stand in the command car prior to review troops during the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool
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Soldiers of the French Foreign Legion march on the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris.    Michel Euler/Pool

Soldiers of the French Foreign Legion march on the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool

Soldiers of the French Foreign Legion march on the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool
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Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Eiffel Tower during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Eiffel Tower during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Eiffel Tower during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A Republican Guard falls from his horse during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool

A Republican Guard falls from his horse during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool

A Republican Guard falls from his horse during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool
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Rafale jet fighters and a Hawkeye plane fly over the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters

Rafale jet fighters and a Hawkeye plane fly over the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters

Rafale jet fighters and a Hawkeye plane fly over the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters
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Armoured vehicles drive down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool

Armoured vehicles drive down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool

Armoured vehicles drive down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool
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Spectators wearing protective face masks watch as Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Pyramide du Louvre during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Spectators wearing protective face masks watch as Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Pyramide du Louvre during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Spectators wearing protective face masks watch as Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly past Pyramide du Louvre during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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French President Emmanuel Macron poses with volunteers of the Civic Service of the General National Service (SNU) at the end of the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron poses with volunteers of the Civic Service of the General National Service (SNU) at the end of the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron poses with volunteers of the Civic Service of the General National Service (SNU) at the end of the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS
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French President Emmanuel Macron, and French Chief of Defence Staff Francois Lecointre, stand in the command car and review the troops during the Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris.   Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron, and French Chief of Defence Staff Francois Lecointre, stand in the command car and review the troops during the Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron, and French Chief of Defence Staff Francois Lecointre, stand in the command car and review the troops during the Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS
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Jets of the Patrouille de France fly over the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters

Jets of the Patrouille de France fly over the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters

Jets of the Patrouille de France fly over the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters
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