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Trump touts plans for US military parade

Donald Trump salutes French troops during Bastile Day in Paris
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Impressed by France's Bastille Day celebrations the US president now wants his own show

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France's Bastille Day celebrations could be copied by the United States.

Inspired by his visit to Paris last year, President Donald Trump now wants a show to call his own.

He's ordered the Pentagon to look into staging a military parade.

The White House says Trump wants something for "all Americans to show their appreciation"

France's parade included marching soldiers, tanks, armoured vehicles and a fly-past of US and French warplanes.

A Pentagon spokesman said the Department of Defense is only exploring the possibilities at this time.

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