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Princess Elizabeth the Car Mechanic

Princess Elizabeth the Car Mechanic

In March 1945, an 18 year old Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) did her bit to aid the war effort. Elizabeth joined the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service and became a trained driver and mechanic. She is the only living head of state who served in WW2 and the only female member of the royal family to have joined the armed forces. 

 

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