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France on Friday marked the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) day with President Emmanuel Macron attending a scaled-down ceremony on Pariss Champs-Élysées. Click on the player to see how the commemorations unfolded.


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French President Emmanuel Macron visited the statue of General Charles de Gaulle in Paris before attending a commemoration ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe.

De Gaulle led the Free French Forces during the war from London after his country had been invaded by Germany in 1940. France had been liberated in 1944.

Fridays commemorations took place on a much smaller scale than normal for such an important anniversary. Marches and parades were considered too risky for World War II veterans who are alreaRead More – Source