The Royal Family at War: With Paula Bacon, Lady Colin Campbell, Katie Nicholl, Ingrid Seward.
10 giu 2022 · 12 Photographs of The Royal Family in Wartime. 10 June 2022. The British Royal Family has a long tradition of close association with the armed forces, and has played an important role when the nation has been at war. Over the past century, members of the Royal Family have carried out various duties to aid the war effort.
- King George Vi
- Edward, Duke of Windsor
- Prince George, Duke of Kent
- Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
George VI (christened Albert) was the second son of George V. He trained at Osborne Naval College and saw action in the First World War at Jutland. In 1918 he transferred to the Royal Air Force, the first royal to qualify as a pilot. In the Second World War he became a figurehead, visiting factories, hospitals and bombed-out areas and making morale...
George V’s heir abdicated as Edward VIII in 1936 to marry Wallis Simpson. He trained at Osborne Naval College, serving with the Grenadier Guards in the First World War. He was living in France in 1939, but fled to Portugal where the Nazis unsuccessfully attempted to abduct him. Two years before he had met Hitler and was suspected of Nazi sympathies...
The fourth son of George V became the first English royal to die on active service since King Richard III fell at the battle of Bosworth in 1485. George had been in the navy and worked as a civil servant (another royal first). He had a louche reputation, with talk of affairs with both men and women and drug taking. An air commodore in the RAF, he w...
George V’s third son (above, on the right) was a career soldier, though he had retired from the 10th Hussars in 1937. He was appointed chief liaison officer to the British Expeditionary Force in France and was wounded during the retreat to Dunkirk. He then served as second in command of 20th Armoured Brigade. He was not risked in combat after the D...
Military service by British royalty Many members of the British Royal Family have seen service in British or other Commonwealth armed forces, others hold honorary ranks or positions. This is a list detailing formal military service by members of the British royal family .
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Synopsis. When members of the British royal family fall out there can be consequences for the future of the monarch and the country as a whole. This by charting scandalous love affairs, bitter disputes and all kinds of royal rifts and tiffs.