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Come on, every 6-year-old goes through a Hitler phase.


You mean a monarchy based on blood relations kinda fux with Hitler?! (via The Sun)

The U.K. tabloid The Sun, which is like the New York Post but somehow more terrible, uncovered a video of a young Queen Elizabeth II giving the Nazi salute. The 17-second clip was filmed in 1933 on grainy black-and-white celluloid film (the Vine of its time period). From left to right, the clip features Queen Elizabeth's mother (some British lady who thought she ruled India), a 6-year-old Queen Elizabeth, Elizabeth's uncle Edward VIII (also thought he ruled India), and a three-year-old Princess Margaret.

Even though people are going crazy over the photo, Queen Elizabeth never actually supported Nazism. She was only in her teens during the war and actually went to great lengths to use her position of power to support British victims of the blitzkrieg. She also served as a mechanic in the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service during the war (and famously still knows how to repair a truck). Her younger sister just continued her studies, since she was too young to get involved. Elizabeth's mother, on the other hand, was one of the leading figures in the United Kingdom's fight against Fascism. Hitler once even called her "The most dangerous woman in Europe" for the threat she posed to his regime. The real shadiness of this video lies with Edward VIII.

Sources: The Sun