World News – GB – Camilla leaves the video call in hysteria as she ends the « Something Stronger? » Tea meeting


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Camilla joined veterans and serving members of the Royal Lancers on a conference call for a virtual « Tank Tea » During a series of heated remarks about tea and its importance even during military service, the Duchess of Cornwall joked about celebrating the end of the pandemic

Before leaving the video call, Camilla said: « I’ll go have a good cup of tea myself »

One of the veterans included in the happy engagement said: « We will celebrate when we are all free again »

To which Camilla replied: « We probably won’t be celebrating with a cup of tea, we could have something stronger

Since the start of the pandemic, the Royal Lancers Regiment has been running video calls to allow veterans and serving members to come together virtually to discuss important anniversaries of the regiment and maintain morale.

During the call, Camilla and the veterans recalled the WWII battles of El Alamein in Egypt, also fought by her father, Major Bruce Shand, and the time she visited the graves Commonwealth War in 2006

During her moving visit, Camilla paid tribute to the dead in Egypt by placing flowers on their graves – a gesture her father had wanted to do himself

She remembers: « From the moment we were driving along this coast, I had a huge lump in my throat

« And when you step outside and see these graves stretching out on the horizon, it’s incredibly moving

« I could almost smell or hear the weapons in the background and the noise going on

« I felt like I kind of linked the end of his military to war, really »

The second, between October and November of the same year, marked the beginning of the end of the Western Desert campaign, eliminating the Axis threat to Egypt, the Suez Canal and the fields. oil from the Middle East

Camilla is particularly close to the Royal Lancers because her father, who died in 2007, was a member of the 12th Lancers Regiment

The Duchess has been praised by Twitter users for her efforts to keep the spirits of veterans and military personnel high despite the second lockdown in England

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