French President Francois Hollande attends the commemoration ceremony to mark the 71st Victory in Europe Day anniversary. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT - NATURAL (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: French President Francois Hollande laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Sunday (May 8) to mark the 71st anniversary of the allied forces' victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. Hollande then re-kindled the memorial flame and shook hands with war veterans also present at the ceremony. Victory in Europe Day -- or VE Day -- recalls the moment that Second World War hostilities in Europe ended on May 8, 1945.