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Bastille day

French Bastille Day, July 14, 1997, Ilidza

July 14th is the French National Day, also known as Bastille Day. To photoT.JPG (10169 bytes)commemorate this event, the French Army Band of the 16th Groupe de Chasseurs (Light Infantry), a unit of the 10th Armoured Division, played on the 13th in Ilidza Compound in Sarajevo to a large crowd of French soldiers and SFOR invitees. The band’s speciality is the use of hunting horns.

The previous day, July 12, the French Defence Minister, Mr. Richard, had visited Sarajevo for a special visit to French troops in Bosnia and Hercegovina.

[French soldier]