The Queen at War: A Young Elizabeth’s Role in WWII
From the We Have Ways of Making You Talk Podcast
We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a weekly show exploring the war in close up, hosted by comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland as they discuss all matters Second World War.
When the Second World War broke out, Princess Elizabeth was 13 years old. By the end of the conflict she had seen bombs fall on London, trained as a mechanic and driver in the army, and stayed resolutely in Britain despite calls for her and her sister to be moved to Canada for their safety.
Al Murray and James Holland offer an extraordinary insight into the life of our future Queen and the lessons in serving her nation which she learned from her father, King George VI.
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