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n 1945, 18-year-old Princess Elizabeth convinced her father that she should be allowed to contribute directly to the war effort. She joined the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) where she was known as Second Subaltern Elizabeth Windsor, trained as a driver, and drove a military truck while she served.This training was the first time she had been taught together with other students. It is said that she greatly enjoyed this and that this experience led her to send her own children to…