Traditional Bastille Day celebrations begin in Paris under high security measures. Donald Trump is guest of honor. DW has the pictures.
Troops parading for the traditional military parade.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Chief of the Defense Staff of the French Army General Pierre de Villiers arrive on the Champs-Elysess avenue.
The Trumps are honorary guests at this year's celebrations.
US troops were taking part in the parade.
About 200 troops from US European Command were leading the parade to mark the centennial of the US entry into World War I.
Members of the French Republican Guard march as they arrive for the traditional Bastille day military parade.
The parade marks 100 years since the Americans entered World War One.
Jets from the Air Force Patrouille de France flying over the French sky.
Tight security measures were high priority.
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