In defence of the Queen’s innocent Nazi salute

July 18, 2015

apposite as always Richard.

By the factory wall

Harmless fun...the royal zieg heil Harmless fun…the royal zieg heil

As a staunch royalist, I would like to express my own personal disappointment that footage of the Queen and Queen Mother innocently zieg heiling has been published by The Sun.

My own personal take is that it was harmless fun. My grandmother often spoke of how our family did the same in the 1930s before going to synagogue. It was just what you did in those days, and people lacking historical perspective should not think otherwise.

The Royal Family’s record on diversity and equality speaks for itself. You only have to look at the long line of royals marrying people of different races – and indeed social classes – to see that quite clearly.

Similarly, we should not take offence that Prince Charles gave an Asian friend the nickname Sooty, nor that Prince Harry dressed as a Nazi at a party, or called a colleague…

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One Response to “In defence of the Queen’s innocent Nazi salute”

  1. elizabeth Says:

    The whole thing is utterly stupid. It was filmed in 1933 –
    the tabloids are perfectly absurd!


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