Rare Pictures Of Queen Elizabeth You Haven’t Seen
6. Her Wedding Day – 1947
Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten on November 20, 1947, at Westminster Abbey. The ceremony was broadcast on BBC to 200 million people around the world. Here she is in her duchesse satin bridal gown and tiara.
5. When She Was a Mechanic
During World War II, Elizabeth registered with the Labour Exchange and trained as a driver and mechanic. In this picture, she is receiving vehicle maintenance instruction on an Austin 10 Light Utility Vehicle. During the war, she also learned how to change a wheel, deconstruct and rebuild engines, and drive ambulances and other vehicles.