Queen and Royal Family to Commemorate 70th Normandy Landings

Queen Elizabeth II. Image credit

The Queen as Sovereign is Head of the Armed Forces. She is also the wife, mother and grandmother of individuals either having served, or are currently serving, in the Armed Forces, most recently Prince Harry who has undertaken two operational tours of Afghanistan in 2007-08 and 2012-2013.

This weekend, Prince Harry will be meeting veterans from World War II and more recent conflicts during his official visit to Estonia and Italy. His Royal Highness will attend events to commemorate the allied campaign in Italy during World War II and give thanks to Estonian Defence Forces for their work with British Troops in Afghanistan supporting the troops.

Members of The Royal Family will participate in commemorative events for the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings as well as other events to mark Word War II anniversaries. Source


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