On this day: the Queen in Yemen

Queen Elizabeth preparing to knight subjects in Aden, Yemen on the 27th of April, 1954. Prince Philip stands to the side.

Eight years later civil war broke out in Yemen. The conflict lasted more than eight years, from 1962 to 1970.

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Queen_Elizabeth_in_Aden_1954 Queen Elizabeth preparing to knight subjects in Aden, Yemen. 27th April, 1954. Prince Philip on the side.