Princess Elizabeth at the ceremony of rechristening the B-17G bomber

Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth at the ceremony of rechristening the B-17G bomber

 


The English Princess Elizabeth, the future Queen Elizabeth II at the ceremony of rechristening the B-17G bomber aircraft of the 306th Bomber Group.
The bomber was renamed “Rose of York” in honor of the House of York, one of the branches of the English royal dynasty Plantagenet, which ruled from 1461 to 1485: a white rose is their family coat of arms.

Bomber B-17G was later lost in the North Sea after a raid on Bremen.

 

 

Location: England
Date: July 1944

In : 1944

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