The British royal family, from left, Princess Elizabeth, (now Queen Elizabeth II), Queen Elizabeth, King George VI and Princess Margaret, stand on a balcony in Buckingham Palace on May 8, 1945 and ... more 
The British royal family, from left, Princess Elizabeth, (now Queen Elizabeth II), Queen Elizabeth, King George VI and Princess Margaret, stand on a balcony in Buckingham Palace on May 8, 1945 and wave to Londoners celebrating the official announcement of Germany's unconditional surrender. (AP Photo, file) less 
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