The Princess mechanic

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Love her or loath her, there is no denying Queen Elizabeth II is an iconic figure and is well able to stand her ground and she is not afraid to get her hands dirty.

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On April 25 1942, at age 16, the then Princss  Elizabeth registered with the Labour Exchange ,the British employment agency at the time, and was extremely keen to join a division of the women’s armed forces. Her father was reluctant to let her do so, but eventually relented.PROD-The-Princess-Signs-Up

She enlisted in the Army age 18 .Once in the Auxiliary Territorial Service, Elizabeth learned how to change a wheel, deconstruct and rebuild engines, and drive ambulances and other vehicles.

She  joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service as an honorary Second Subaltern, Princess Elizabeth achieved the rank of honorary Junior Commander within five months. Unlike the other members of the ATS, Elizabeth returned each night to sleep in the royal residence of Windsor Castle.elizaebeth 2

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Sources

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The lighter side of WWII

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Although WWII was without a doubt the darkest era in world history, it wasn’t always death and destruction.

There were a few lighter moments during the war, below are some pictures of those times and events.

Woman looks after a baby elephant in her back yard during WWII

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There is always time for a song

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I have heard of a monkey o your back, but a donkey is new to me.

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Romance

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An American soldier gives a drink of water to a wounded German prisoner lying on a stretcher somewhere in the Normandy, on June 19, 1944.

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A wedding is performed in a bombed church in London during World War 2.

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A policeman makes sure young evacuees are on the correct train out of London for evacuation, 1940

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9th Armored Division technician Alvin Harley with a little French girl on Valentine’s Day, 14 Feb 1945

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Even Queen Elizabeth II did her bit, as a mechanic of military vehicles

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