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Visitors take photos while standing on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 3, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating a new glass floor on October 6 that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. From a height of 57 metres, visitors look down through solid glass, while the sensation of walking on air is further heightened because the glass safety barriers around the edge have been inclined outwards. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
A Visitors takes a photo on the new glass floor at The Eiffel Tower, during the inauguration of the newly refurbish first floor, in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Visitors of the Eiffel Tower can walk on a transparent floor at 188 feet high and look down through solid glass, with safety glass barriers around the edge. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
A worker cleans the new glass floor at The Eiffel Tower during the inauguration of the newly refurbish first floor, in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Visitors of the Eiffel Tower can walk on a transparent floor at 188 feet high and look down through solid glass, with safety glass barriers around the edge. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Visitors stand on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 3, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating a new glass floor on October 6 that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. From a height of 57 metres, visitors look down through solid glass, while the sensation of walking on air is further heightened because the glass safety barriers around the edge have been inclined outwards. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
A visitor is reluctant to walk on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 3, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating a new glass floor on October 6 that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. From a height of 57 metres, visitors look down through solid glass, while the sensation of walking on air is further heightened because the glass safety barriers around the edge have been inclined outwards. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
An employee cleans up the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 6, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating today a new glass floor that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo (R) takes part in the inauguration of the new Eiffel Tower glass floor area with member of Paris municipal council and former minister Rachida Dati in Paris on October 6, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating today a new glass floor that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo (R) takes part in the inauguration of the new Eiffel Tower glass floor area with architect alain Moatti (L), and member of Paris municipal council and former minister Rachida Dati (C) in Paris on October 6, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating today a new glass floor that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo (C) poses on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower during its inauguration in Paris on October 6, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating today a new glass floor that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
An employee cleans up the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 6, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating today a new glass floor that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo (C) and the glass floor area's architect, alain Moatti (R), walk on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower during its inauguration in Paris on October 6, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating today a new glass floor that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo (C)walks on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower during its inauguration in Paris on October 6, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating today a new glass floor that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
A visitor walks on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 3, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating a new glass floor on October 6 that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
A visitor lies down to take a selfie on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 3, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating a new glass floor on October 6 that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Workers clean the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 3, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating a new glass floor on October 6 that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. From a height of 57 metres, visitors look down through solid glass, while the sensation of walking on air is further heightened because the glass safety barriers around the edge have been inclined outwards. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
A visitor lays down to take selfies on the new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on October 3, 2014. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating a new glass floor on October 6 that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. From a height of 57 metres, visitors look down through solid glass, while the sensation of walking on air is further heightened because the glass safety barriers around the edge have been inclined outwards. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
A visitor looks on the new glass floor at The Eiffel Tower during the inauguration of the newly refurbish first floor, in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Visitors of the Eiffel Tower can walk on a transparent floor at 188 feet high and look down through solid glass, with safety glass barriers around the edge. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Visitor, Ewa Jarlinska, 32 from Poland, performs a yoga headstand, on the new glass floor at The Eiffel Tower during the inauguration of the newly refurbish first floor, in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Visitors of the Eiffel Tower can walk on a transparent floor at 188 feet high and look down through solid glass, with safety glass barriers around the edge. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Visitors walk on the new glass floor at The Eiffel Tower during the inauguration of the newly refurbish first floor, in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Visitors of the Eiffel Tower can walk on a transparent floor at 188 feet high and look down through solid glass, with safety glass barriers around the edge. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
A photo taken on October 3, 2014 shows the new Eiffel Tower's glass floor and safety barriers in Paris. The Eiffel Tower is inaugurating a new glass floor on October 6 that is turning the heads of the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year. From a height of 57 metres, visitors look down through solid glass, while the sensation of walking on air is further heightened because the glass safety barriers around the edge have been inclined outwards. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
The Frenhc Ntional Assembly and the Eiffel Tower are pictured from the Seine river in Paris, Wednesday night, Sept. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
The Eiffel Tower before Bastille Day fireworks in Paris monday, July 14, 2014. Bastille Day commemorates the storming by Parisians of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789, setting off the French Revolution that toppled King Louis XVI and put an end to monarchy. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Bastille Day fireworks explode over the Seine river next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris Monday night, July 14, 2014. Bastille Day commemorates the storming by Parisians of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789, setting off the French Revolution that toppled King Louis XVI and put an end to monarchy. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 14: A view of the Eiffel Tower on Bastille Day, July 14, 2014 in Paris, France. Bastille Day commemorates the storming by Parisians of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789 in Paris. (Photo by Chesnot/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 14: Fireworks burst around the Eiffel Tower as part of France's annual Bastille Day celebrations, on July 14, 2014, in Paris, France. Bastille Day commemorates the storming by Parisians of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789 in Paris. (Photo by Chesnot/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 14: Fireworks burst around the Eiffel Tower as part of Bastille Day celebrations on July 14, 2014, in Paris, France. Bastille Day commemorates the storming by Parisians of the Bastille fortress and prison on July 14, 1789 in Paris. (Photo by Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 14: Fireworks explode around the Eiffel Tower during the annual Bastille Day celebrations on July 14, 2014 in Paris, France. The French National Day, commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille fortress and prison on July 14, 1789. (Photo by Frederic T Stevens/Getty Images)
Fireworks burst around the Eiffel Tower in Paris on July 14, 2014 as part of France's annual Bastille Day celebrations. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
The replica of the Statue of Liberty with the Eiffel Tower are seen from the Seine river in Paris, Wednesday night, Sept. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
The Eiffel Tower is pictured from the Seine river in Paris, Wednesday night, Sept. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Bastille Day fireworks explode over the Seine river next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris Monday night, July 14, 2014. Bastille Day commemorates the storming by Parisians of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789, setting off the French Revolution that toppled King Louis XVI and put an end to monarchy.(AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Britain's Michael Whitaker rides Amai during the first day of the Eiffel jumping horse show in Paris, Friday, July 4, 2014. Eiffel jumping takes place through through out the weekend, at the Champs de Mars garden near the Eiffel Tower. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
The pack cycles past the Eiffel Tower during the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 137.5 kilometers (85.4 miles) with start in Evry and finish in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
The Eiffel Tower is pictured from the Seine river in Paris, Wednesday night, Sept. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
This picture taken on August 21, 2014 from the Saint Jacques tower, shows the Eiffel tower in Paris. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)
A view taken on August 21, 2014 of the Seine riverbank with the Eiffel Tower in the background, on a cloudy day in Paris. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Visitors drink champagne on the third floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on July 31, 2014. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Mugs are displayed in a souvenir shop on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on August 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Miniatures Eiffel towers are displayed in a souvenir shop on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on August 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
A vendor unpack goods to be sold in a souvenir shop on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on August 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Coins are displayed in a souvenir shop on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on August 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
Eiffel tower snowglobes are displayed in a souvenir shop on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on August 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
People cool off in the Trocadero fountain in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on July 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
People take in the sun near the Trocadero fountain in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on July 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman poses in front of the Eiffel Tower on the Trocadero Esplanade (also named Parvis des droits de l'homme, Human rights Esplanade), on July 11, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO /KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
Tourists walk in front of the Eiffel Tower on the Trocadero Esplanade (also named Parvis des droits de l'homme, Human rights Esplanade), on July 11, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO /KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture shows a general view of the Eiffel tower on a warm and sunny day on July 3, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
People stand and take photographs at the Human rights square in front of the Eiffel tower on a warm and sunny day on July 3, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 28: Valentin Lavillenie, brother of Renaud Lavillenie, performs a pole vault in front of the Eiffel tower on June 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Frederic Stevens/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 28: Pole vault world record holder, Renaud Lavillenie, performs a pole vault in front of the Eiffel tower on June 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Frederic Stevens/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 28: Pole vault world record holder, Renaud Lavillenie, performs a pole vault in front of the Eiffel tower on June 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Frederic Stevens/Getty Images)
ALTERNATIVE CROP French pole-vault world record holder, Renaud Lavillenie, performs a jump as he takes part in a pole-vaulting event in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris on June 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN (Photo credit should read STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)
A couple kiss at the Trocadero place, in front of a fence near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Tourists walks in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Since last week’s terrorist attacks that killed 17 people in Paris, the swarms of sightseers have thinned below Paris’ most visited monument, the Eiffel Tower. Among the tourists that were still braving visits, many took comfort in the extra security presence. With 10,500 troops deployed across the country, including 6,000 in the Paris region alone, the security operation put in motion after the attacks is the most extensive on French soil in recent history. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
People stand along a fence, at the Trocadero place, near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
A tourist visits the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Since last week’s terrorist attacks that killed 17 people in Paris, the swarms of sightseers have thinned below Paris’ most visited monument, the Eiffel Tower. Among the tourists that were still braving visits, many took comfort in the extra security presence. With 10,500 troops deployed across the country, including 6,000 in the Paris region alone, the security operation put in motion after the attacks is the most extensive on French soil in recent history. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
A tourist takes photographs, right, as French police patrol under the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Since last week’s terrorist attacks that killed 17 people in Paris, the swarms of sightseers have thinned below Paris’ most visited monument, the Eiffel Tower. Among the tourists that were still braving visits, many took comfort in the extra security presence. With 10,500 troops deployed across the country, including 6,000 in the Paris region alone, the security operation put in motion after the attacks is the most extensive on French soil in recent history. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticised by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.98 million people ascended it in 2011. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticised by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.98 million people ascended it in 2011. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticised by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
The Eiffel tower is illuminated at night fall in Paris, France, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticized by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Aerial view taken from the Concorde square Ferris wheel, showing in Paris,Monday Dec. 15, 2014. The Eiffel tower is illuminated at night fall in Paris, Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticized by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 13: Armed soldiers patrol near Eiffel Tower in Paris, France on January 13,2015 after the terror attacks in the country. (Photo by Mehmet Kaman/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12: French troops patrol around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12: French troops patrol around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12: French troops patrol near a bus around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12: French troops patrol around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12: French troops patrol around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12: French troops patrol around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12: French troops patrol near a bus around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12: French troops patrol around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
An aerial view taken on January 11, 2015 shows the Eiffel Tower in Paris. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
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PARIS (AP) - The Eiffel Tower has been given a vertigo-inducing face lift as organizers celebrate the Paris monument's 125th anniversary.

The 324-meter (1,063-foot) tower now has see-through glass floor panels on its first level. The four small viewing sections, which cost 30 million euro ($38 million), were unveiled to visitors Monday.

Though the first level is only 57 meters (187 feet) high, it's not for the faint-hearted.

One Jordanian tourist, Yousef Mobaidin, said he was "terrified. It looks really scary," gripping his friend's arm as he walked on the glass.

Glass Floor Gives Eiffel Tower Jaw-Dropping View


Aaron Smith from Hawaii admitted to getting butterflies, hoping "they did a good job building it."

The iron-lattice tower is the world's most visited paying attraction, and was erected for the 1889 World Fair.

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Student of the 'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Officiers de Sapeurs-Pompiers', the French firefighters' elite school, stand at attention during inspection prior to the start of the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris, on July 14, 2014. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
French Republican Guards parade during the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Place de la Concorde in Paris, on July 14, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
Soldiers of the 1st Regiment of Spahis march through Concorde square during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris, on July 14, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ALAIN JOCARD (Photo credit should read ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the Greek Presidential Guard (Evzones) march down the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris during the annual Bastille Day military parade on July 14, 2014. France has issued an unprecedented invitation to all 72 countries involved in World War I to take part in its annual Bastille Day military parade. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
Soldiers of the French 1st Infantry Regiment (Front) followed by soldiers from the 1st Regiment of Spahis march down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris, on July 14, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ALAIN JOCARD (Photo credit should read ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)
Alpha Jets of the French Air Force, La Patrouille de France, releasing trails of blue, white and red smoke, the colors of the French national flag, fly over the Louvre Pyramid (Pyramide du Louvre) in Paris during the annual Bastille Day military parade on July 14, 2014. France has issued an unprecedented invitation to all 72 countries involved in World War I to take part in its annual Bastille Day military parade. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE ANDRIEU (Photo credit should read PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)
A Boeing C135 refueling tanker (C) followed by four Rafale fighter jets fly over the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris on July 14, 2014 during the annual Bastille Day military parade. France has issued an unprecedented invitation to all 72 countries involved in World War I to take part in its annual Bastille Day military parade. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN (Photo credit should read STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)
The National Assembly is illuminated with the blue, white and red colors, on July 13, 2014, on the eve of Bastille Day, France's National Day. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE ANDRIEU (Photo credit should read PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)
People take part in the French Institute Alliance Francaise's street fair to celebrate Bastille Day in New York on July 13, 2014. Each year, Bastille Day on 60th Street brings the best of France to New York for an afternoon of activities. AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Jets for the Patrouille de France fly over the Arc de Triomphe during the traditional Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. (AP Photo/Thomas Samson/Pool)
Soldiers and their dogs walk down the Champs-Elysees during the Bastille Day parade on in Paris, France, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Leclerc tanks drive down the Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Troops march down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the traditional Bastille Day parade in Paris, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. The Arc de Triomphe is seen in background. (AP Photo/Thomas Samson, Pool)
France's President Francois Hollande, left in the car, stands in his command car with French Army Chief of Staff, General Pierre de Villiers during the traditional Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool)
France's President Francois Hollande, left, rides his command car with French Army Chief of Staff, General Pierre de Villiers, during the traditional Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool)
Prince Albert of Monaco, center, attends the traditional military parade as part of the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris, France, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. (AP Photo Etienne Laurent, Pool)
French gendarme motorcyclists leave after parading puring the traditional Bastille Day Parade on the Champs Elysees in Paris, Monday, July 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
French President Francois Hollande, right, stands at the national flag during Bastille Day celebrations in Paris, France, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. (AP Photo Etienne Laurent, Pool)
Greek soldiers walk down the Champs-Elysees during the Bastille Day parade on in Paris, France, Monday, July 14, 2014. Soldiers and flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of the First World War. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Cottages on the south bank of the Nethe River in Flanders burn during the Great War, date unknown. (AP Photo)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 14: French soldiers wear WWI French soldiers 'Poilu' uniforms during the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Place de la Concorde in Paris, on July 14, 2014. France has issued an unprecedented invitation to all 72 countries involved in World War I to take part in its annual Bastille Day military parade. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 14: French soldiers wearing WWI French soldiers 'Poilu' uniforms parade during the the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Place de la Concorde on July 14, 2014, in Paris, France. France has issued an unprecedented invitation to all 72 countries involved in World War I to take part in its annual Bastille Day military parade. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)
An abandoned position at the Western Front after a long fight during the Great War, date and location unknown. (AP Photo)
Destruction of forest in the Western Front is pictured during the Great War, date and location unknown. (AP Photo)
French Red Cross train is stopped at a wayside station in France with wounded units of the French army including Arab and Senegalese soldiers, date unknown. (AP Photo)
A British sailor prepares to dump a mine into the sea, date and location unknown. (AP Photo)
The four-stack British ocean liner, RMS Lusitania, is shown in this undated photo. The ship was torpedoed by a German U-boat of the southern coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915 and sank in 18 minutes. Date and location are unknown. (AP Photo)
The Commander-in-Chief of the American Expeditionary Force, General John J. Pershing, inspects the occupying U.S. Army troops in Coblenz, Germany. Pershing was on an inspection tour of the occupied territory after the signing of the Armistice in 1918. Date is unknown. (AP Photo)
This is a scene of destruction somewhere on the Western Front during the Great War, date and location unknown. (AP Photo)
An army camp goes up in flames as a measure to keep disease from spreading as it has in the armies of the Eastern Front resulting in heavy losses, during the Great War, date and location unknown. (AP Photo)
Shipbuilders work on a 4500 ton reinforced concrete ship at an American shipyard during World War I. The ship is being built for the Merchant Marines. Date and location are unknown. (AP Photo)
The wooden ship "General Pershing" is launched at the Ward Shipyard in Olympia, Wash., during World War I. The ship was built for the Merchant Marines. Date is unknown. (AP Photo)
Recruits of foreign birth swear allegiance to the flag after the U.S. entered World War I. This is one of the emergency steps taken to speed up citizenship papers to those who would fight for the U.S. Date and location are unknown. (AP Photo)
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