Windsor Castle

When World War II broke out, the castle was prepared for war conditions.

An excerpt from the article 36 facts about Windsor Castle

Various security measures were introduced and the windows were darkened. Important works of art were removed from the castle for safekeeping, valuable chandeliers were lowered to the floor. Paintings were also commissioned to capture the appearance of the castle.

The royal family lived in the part of the castle where the roof was reinforced. In the basement of the castle, next to the crown jewels, heavy water rescued in France and transported to Windsor was stored.