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Watch LIVE coverage of World War I centenary commemoration at Paris's Bastille Day parade

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By Euronews
Watch LIVE coverage of World War I centenary commemoration at Paris's Bastille Day parade

<p>France’s annual Bastille Day parade in Paris on July 14 has a special theme this year. It will mark 100 years since the start of World War I with representatives of all the countries involved in the Great War invited to attend.</p> <p>Around 17 million soldiers and civilians were killed during World War I. France saw the worst fighting of the whole war including the battles of the Marne, Somme and Verdun.</p> <p>Bastille Day, which is a national holiday in France, marks the beginning of the French Revolution with the Storming of the Bastille on the July 14, 1789.</p> <p>You can follow the action live on euronews from the Champs-Élysées in Paris in the player above on Monday July 14 from 9:00 a.m. <span class="caps">CET</span>.</p>