'Naming an American Bomber', 6 July 1944, (1947). Creator: Unknown.

'Naming an American Bomber', 6 July 1944, (1947).  Creator: Unknown.

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'Naming an American Bomber', 6 July 1944, (1947). King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with daughter Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II) at a bomber station of the USAAF. The Princess christened a new Flying Fortress, "Rose of York", and was presented with a bouquet of white roses. Here, she and her parents are seen with Lt.-General Doolittle, commander of the 8th Air Force. From "Princess Elizabeth: The Illustrated Story of Twenty-one Years in the Life of the Heir Presumptive", by Dermot Morrah. [Odhams Press Limited, London, 1947]

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  1. Queen Elizabeth II: British: Queen
  2. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother: British: Queen of Britain, monarch
  3. King George VI: British: King
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  1. Dermot Morrah: British: Author, writer, journalist

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