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The Patrouille de France aerobatic team fly over the Champs Elysees avenue to open the Bastille Day military parade, Paris, Saturday, July 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, Pool)

France commemorates Bastille Day

Military jets trailing exhaust in the red, white and blue of the French flag opened Francois Hollande's first Bastille Day parade as president on Saturday, July 14.