The many regiments line up an hour or two
before the march down Avenue des Champs Elysées.
In all, 4,800 troops marched in front of the presidential stage Sunday,
along with 241 horses, 265 vehicles and 58 planes.
Bringing up the rear was an array of 35 helicopters,
used in wartime and for civilian missions.
Precision parachutists landed
in front of the presidential stand to close the parade.
The military parade of 14-Juillet
Avenue des Champs Elysées