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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Royal Visits
Princess Elizabeth visits Bedford, 14 February 1946

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More photos of the Royal Visit can be found on the Ampthill Images website.

Newsreel Film

Click to view a newsreel film of Princess Elizabeth visiting Bedford, where she reviews a parade of the Women's Land Army, St. Paul's Square, 14th February 1946 (turn up sound volume for commentary and enlarge image)

Members of the WLA march past Princess Elizabeth who stands on a raised viewing podium.  WLA members drive tractors and hay trucks past the reviewing podium. Copyright Imperial War Museum, London.

Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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