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VE Day ceremony in pictures [Slideshow]

French President Emmanuel Macron's convoy drives up the Champs-Elysées to mark Victory Day at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
French President Emmanuel Macron's convoy drives up the Champs-Elysées to mark Victory Day at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris Reuters/Christophe Ena

Commemorations of the 74th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, marking the end of World War II. French President Emmanuel Macron led the ceremony along the Champs-Elysées Avenue in Paris, 8 May 2019.

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French President Emmanuel Macron's convoy drives up the Champs-Elysées to mark Victory Day at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron's convoy drives up the Champs-Elysées to mark Victory Day at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Reuters/Christophe Ena

Republican guards ride down the Champs-Elysées in front of French President's Emmanuel Macron's car arriving for the ceremony marking the end of World War II in Paris.
Republican guards ride down the Champs-Elysées in front of French President's Emmanuel Macron's car arriving for the ceremony marking the end of World War II in Paris. Reuters/Martin Bureau

French President Emmanuel Macron reviews troops during a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron reviews troops during a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Reuters/Christian Hartmann

French President Emmanuel Macron greets veterans during a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron greets veterans during a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Reuters/Christian Hartmann

Emmanuel Macron at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the Arc de Triomphe
Emmanuel Macron at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the Arc de Triomphe Reuters/Christian Hartmann/Pool

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