Queen Elizabeth II
Behind the 21-Gun Salute for Queen Elizabeth II

Major Mark Edward and Captain Richard Todd explain the preparation that went into the 21- and 41-gun salute that honored Queen Elizabeth II’s 61st anniversary of becoming queen as well as the history of the salute. See how horses are groomed; what they’ll be required to pull; and much more in this video from British Forces News. Elizabeth became Queen of England on February 6, 1952 upon the death of her father.

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