The King and Queen survey bomb damage, London, WWII, 1940
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The King and Queen survey bomb damage, Buckingham Palace, London, WWII, 1940. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth looking at the aftermath of a German bombing raid on 11 September 1940 which destroyed the palace chapel. After the event the Queen famously said I'm glad we have been bombed. Now I can look the East End in the face. The palace was bombed on seven occasions during the war. (Coloured black and white print).