Life in the Navy

During World War Two, Prince Philip was in the Royal Navy and was Mentioned in Despatches after manning the searchlights during the Battle of Matapan. In this interview with Richard Astbury from 1995 he explains how he came to join the Navy and shares some war stories.

Interview footage courtesy of SSVC

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4 minutes


Role Contributor
PresenterRichard Astbury
ParticipantPrince Philip

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