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OAR-SOME! Doctor Who's Matt Smith on making his new 1948 Olympic rowing ... - Daily Mail

OAR-SOME! Doctor Who's Matt Smith on making his new 1948 Olympic rowing ... - Daily Mail | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Daily MailOAR-SOME! Doctor Who's Matt Smith on making his new 1948 Olympic rowing ...Daily MailBert And Dickie tells the extraordinary story of how, only six weeks before the 1948 London Games, Bushnell, a champion single sculler, was reluctantly...
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The second games in London - just after the war. The 'austerity games'
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Timeline of the Northern Ireland Troubles and peace process - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This article lists the major violent and political incidents during The Troubles and peace process in Northern Ireland, from the late 1960s until today. The Troubles (Irish: Na Trioblóidí) was a period of conflict in Northern Ireland involving republican and loyalist paramilitaries, the British security forces, and civil rights groups. The duration of the Troubles is conventionally dated from the riots of 1968 to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998.[1][2][3][4] However, sporadic violence continued after this point. Between 14 July 1969 and 31 December 2001, an estimated 3523 people had been killed in the conflict.[5]

Since 1964, civil rights activists had been protesting against the discrimination of Catholics and Irish nationalists by the Protestant and Unionist-dominated government of Northern Ireland. The civil rights movement called for: 'one man, one vote'; the end to gerrymandered electoral boundaries; the end to discrimination in employment and in the allocation of public housing; repeal of the Special Powers Act (which was used to intern nationalist and republican activists); and the disbanding of the B-Specials (an overwhelmingly Protestant reserve police force which was accused of police brutality against Catholics).[6]

The British Army was deployed on the streets of Northern Ireland, which marked the beginning of Operation Banner.

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OAR-SOME! Doctor Who's Matt Smith on making his new 1948 Olympic rowing ... - Daily Mail

OAR-SOME! Doctor Who's Matt Smith on making his new 1948 Olympic rowing ... - Daily Mail | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Daily MailOAR-SOME! Doctor Who's Matt Smith on making his new 1948 Olympic rowing ...Daily MailBert And Dickie tells the extraordinary story of how, only six weeks before the 1948 London Games, Bushnell, a champion single sculler, was reluctantly...
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Guinn Smith survived the London rains to win pole vault in 1948 - Sacramento Bee

Guinn Smith survived the London rains to win pole vault in 1948 - Sacramento Bee | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Guinn Smith survived the London rains to win pole vault in 1948Sacramento BeeCopyright 2012 Contra Costa Times. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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Olympics return to a London that's worlds different from 1948 - Boston Herald

Olympics return to a London that's worlds different from 1948 - Boston Herald | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Boston.comOlympics return to a London that's worlds different from 1948Boston HeraldLONDON - In 1948, London was a broken city barely crawling out of the Second World War. The Blitz had reduced whole neighborhoods to rubble.
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1948 torch cheered on at school - This is Somerset

1948 torch cheered on at school - This is Somerset | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
1948 torch cheered on at schoolThis is SomersetWookey Primary School children cheered as they watched the lighting of an original 1948 Olympic Torch on Monday.
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Going for gold in 1948 Olympics - This is Grimsby

Going for gold in 1948 Olympics - This is Grimsby | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Going for gold in 1948 OlympicsThis is GrimsbyOn the run: Tom White, who represented Great Britain in two Olympic Games at Wembley, in 1948 and Helsinki in 1952.
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1948 Olympics- London | Retro Videos- Vintage Video Clips, Movie ...

1948 Olympics- London | Retro Videos- Vintage Video Clips, Movie ... | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
A vintage clip of the 1948 Olympics in London. Includes footage from the Sprint and Cycling events.
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BBC - In pictures: The story of the 1948 London Olympics

BBC - In pictures: The story of the 1948 London Olympics | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
With only two years notice the London organisers managed to stage one of the most memorable Olympic Games of the modern era.
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1948 Olympic hurdler sees grandson race in 2012 venue

1948 Olympic hurdler sees grandson  race in 2012 venue | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
A HURDLER from the 1948 Olympics squad has seen her grandson become one of the first to compete in the London 2012 stadium.Frances Mann, now 85, just missed out on running in the games, held shortly...
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Bradford's hopefuls in 1948 Olympics

Bradford's hopefuls in 1948 Olympics | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Now that Britain has passed the 100-day milestone until London hosts the 2012 Olympics, discussion of this great international sporting event will doubtless get ever more fevered.
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Winning Endeavours - 1948 Olympic Games

Winning Endeavours - 1948 Olympic Games | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
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London's 1948 Olympics: the real austerity Games

London's 1948 Olympics: the real austerity Games | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Despite the air of shabbiness, London 1948 was considered a remarkable success – and made a profit of almost £30,000...
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BBC - Archive - The 1948 Olympics - Behind the scenes at the Austerity Games

BBC - Archive - The 1948 Olympics - Behind the scenes at the Austerity Games | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Title:1948 Olympics. Programmes, documents and images of the 1948 Olympics.
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Whale Meat, Tents and Y-Fronts: The 1948 London Olympics ...

Whale Meat, Tents and Y-Fronts: The 1948 London Olympics ... | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
I spent Friday and Saturday at the Greenwich Heritage Centre in Woolwich helping Emergency Exit Arts with an 'immersive learning experience' for children on the 1948 Olympics. It was a lovely thing. They set up a radio ...
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Olympic buzz takes off: London welcomes the flame - The Associated Press

Olympic buzz takes off: London welcomes the flame - The Associated Press | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Olympic buzz takes off: London welcomes the flameThe Associated PressBritons were even more committed to the flame before the last London Olympics in 1948, when the torch was actually run in a relay from the site of ancient Olympia in Greece.
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Ultimate guide to the 2012 London Olympics - New York Post

Ultimate guide to the 2012 London Olympics - New York Post | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
New York PostUltimate guide to the 2012 London OlympicsNew York PostThe Olympics have come to London before — twice in fact, in 1908 and 1948. The 2012 Olympics will welcome more than 10000 athletes from over 200 countries.
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The Olympic Record | The National Archives

The Olympic Record | The National Archives | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
The National Archives holds a range of records on the modern Olympic and Paralympic Games and Cultural Olympiad, from 1896 to the present.
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Somerton woman recalls last Olympic Torch visit in 1948 - This is Somerset

Somerton woman recalls last Olympic Torch visit in 1948 - This is Somerset | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
BBC NewsSomerton woman recalls last Olympic Torch visit in 1948This is SomersetPhyllis Hunt, 79, said it was wonderful to see the flame again, 64 years after she saw it pass through Chard ahead of the 1948 Olympics.
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1948 Olympic Games torch for sale at Shropshire auction - shropshirestar.com

1948 Olympic Games torch for sale at Shropshire auction - shropshirestar.com | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Sunday Leader1948 Olympic Games torch for sale at Shropshire auctionshropshirestar.comAn official bearer's torch from the 1948 London Olympics will be auctioned off in Shropshire the day after its modern equivalent returns to the county after being...
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BBC - History - British History in depth: The 1948 London Olympics Gallery

BBC - History - British History in depth: The 1948 London Olympics Gallery | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
The first postwar Olympics, by Stan Greenberg...
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Olympics 1948 & 2012: Two Games - 64 years, and worlds apart

Olympics 1948 & 2012: Two Games - 64 years, and worlds apart | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
It was a momentous year. In 1948, the last time Britain hosted the Olympics, Polo, the mint with the hole, made its debut; Albert, the first chimp astronaut, blasted into space and Velcro was invented.
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London 1948 Olympics: Reconstructing tha games of the reconstruction

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1948 Olympics 'no big deal' says veteran - Channel 4 News

1948 Olympics 'no big deal' says veteran - Channel 4 News | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
One vest, one pair of shorts, a travel pass and some photos - 1948 Olympic basketball player Lionel Price shows Channel 4 News his games memorabilia and says playing in those days "was no big deal".
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1948 Olympics: 'We had much more fun and a greater sense of achievement than modern athletes do'

1948 Olympics: 'We had much more fun and a greater sense of achievement than modern athletes do' | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
When the Olympics arrive in London seven years from now, they will be unrecognisable from those which took place in and around the old Wembley Stadium in 1948. Like the capital itself, the Games - for good or ill - have been transformed.
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London 1948 Summer Olympics | Olympic Videos, Photos, News

London 1948 Summer Olympics | Olympic Videos, Photos, News | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
London 1948 Olympic Games video highlights, photos, results, gold medals, medalists,athletes, schedule, news and greatest moments.
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