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Bastille Day parade celebrates 'Franco-American friendship' [Slideshow]

French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris Reuters/Yves Herman

This year Bastille Day parade on Paris's Champs-Elysees Avenue commemorates the centenary of the US entering WWI. French president Emmanuel Macron invited his US counterpart Donald Trump to celebrate the "Franco-American friendship".

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Alphajets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly over the Champs-Elysees avenue Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes