VE Day ceremony in pictures [Slideshow]

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.

French President Emmanuel Macron's convoy drives up the Champs-Elysées to mark Victory Day at the Arc de Triomphe 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.

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 greets veterans during a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Emmanuel Macron at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the Arc de Triomphe