The US Department of Defense said Thursday that it had decided to postpone the military parade that President Donald Trump had applied for until 2019, which was originally scheduled for November and coincided with
The decision to postpone the event took place place on the same day that the American press announced that the cost of the parade would be $ 92 million. "The Ministry of Defense and the White House plan a parade in honor of former American fighters … We originally chose the day of October 10,
Trump was surprised to see, at the invitation of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron , the military parade of July 4, when the country celebrates the day of the Bastille.
The idea was that the parade, the first such function held in the United States since 1991, would run through Pennsylvania Avenue going from
According to a document obtained by "CNN", only "vehicles with wheels and no tanks" would take part in the parade to minimize the damage to Washington's local infrastructure.
The United States organized since June 1991, after the first Gulf War, no large-scale military parade on the orders of former President George HW Bush, during which time 8,000 soldiers traveled through the center of Washington and drew 200.000 toescho yours, according to the Washington Post.
Military parades are unusual in the US and reserved for post-conflict celebrations. Events of this type occurred after the Civil War in 1865 and after the First and Second World War in 1919 and 1946 respectively.