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Queen Elizabeth in April, 1945, training as a mechanic during World War II, when she was attached to the Auxiliary Territorial Service.

Princess Elizabeth receives vehicle maintainance instruction on an Austin 10 Light Utility Vehicle while serving with No 1 MTTC at Camberley, Surrey, England - 1945

Queen Elizabeth World War II Mechanic

Our Extraordinary Queen: Princess Elizabeth, shown here in repairing a lorry whilst serving as a mechanic and driver during her WWII ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service)

Princess Elizabeth tinkering with an engine during her ATS training in World War II.

During World War II, then Princess Elizabeth got her hands dirty, joining the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service (army) in As "Second Subaltern Elizabeth Alexander Mary Windsor" she trained as a mechanic and driver.

Princess Elisabeth served as a driver and a mechanic during WWII. The future Queen Elizabeth was the first female member of the British Royal Family to serve in the military.

Princess Elizabeth trained as an officer in southern England during World War II. She is shown here changing the wheel of a car in April Even a Queen can change her own tire.

The Queen has had the same career for 65 years and she keeps going, true to her convictions and promise. An inspiring and early female leader and career woman

The Queen has had the same career for 65 years and she keeps going, true to her convictions and promise. An inspiring and early female leader and career woman

Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, who had an idyllic marriage, but he died at age 42, and she dressed in mourning clothes for the rest of her life.

Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Princess Alexandra of Denmark - The ultimate royal wedding

June 3, 2012 The River Pageant along the Thames in Celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. One thousand boats joined the Royal barge, 'The Spirit of Chartwell,' as it traveled from Chelsea to the Tower Bridge.

Prince Harry, Kate Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Queen Elizabeth II watch the proceedings onboard the royal barge during the Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames in London, Sunday June

Oh yes, Prime Minister, your Budget looks good enough to eat. You have assured me the bottom rung of our society today would be very well served, accordingly.

The Queen has a giggle at the Derby. Photo journalist Arthur explains: "The Queen is often seen in formal poses so I love this shot, from which shows her throwing her head back laughing in an unguarded moment.

Queen Elizabeth II Coronation June 1953

I do like the Queen. Queen Elizabeth II leaving Westminster Abbey after her coronation, June 1953 i got this crown for life!

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