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The second games in London - just after the war. The 'austerity games'
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100m Men's Sprint 1948 London Olympic Games - Sports Videos

The men's 100m at the 1948 London Olympic Games was won by American sprinter Harrison Dillard in 10.3 seconds. Here is some amateur footage of the event, there is no commentary and you don't get to see the end of the ...
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1948 Olympics and Cold War online exhibition

1948 Olympics and Cold War online exhibition | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
The Foreign Office Historians have launched their latest online exhibition, which looks at the 1948 Olympics held in London and examines how the Cold War was played out at the Games.
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London 2012: The 1948 torch relay on a shoestring | Sound Of The ...

London 2012: The 1948 torch relay on a shoestring | Sound Of The ... | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
But the London 1948 Olympic Torch Relay was greeted with wild rejoicing and a mobbing of the torchbearer, even when he, (and they were all 'he') ran on by in the dead of night. Ahead of London's “Austerity Games”, ...
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Video: The Olympic Games of 1908 and 1948

Video: The Olympic Games of 1908 and 1948 | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
In the June issue of History Today, we prepare for the 2012 Olympic Games by looking back at the two previous occasions where London played host city. In his article, David Runciman explores the chang (RT @HistoryToday: London as host city.
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Dick's Blog: The 1948 London Olympic Games

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The 1948 London Olympic Games. Following the dark years of World War Two, when two successive Olympic Games were missed (1940 and 1944), a triumphant return was held with the London Olympic Games of 1948.
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South Africa celebrate Paralympics landmark in style | SASCOC

South Africa celebrate Paralympics landmark in style | SASCOC | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
“In 1948 a doctor from England, Dr Ludwig Guttmann, organised the 1948 International Wheelchair Games to coincide with the 1948 London Olympics. His dream was of a worldwide sports competition for people with ...
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Olympics Monday: Emil Zatopek, 'The Czech Locomotive ...

Olympics Monday: Emil Zatopek, 'The Czech Locomotive ... | 1948 London Olympics | Scoop.it
Born in 1922 in Czechoslovakia, Zatopek won his first Olympic Gold for the 10000 m at the 1948 London Olympics. Not content with one Olympic Gold medal, Zatopek returned to the Olympics at Helsinki in 1952 to take three ...
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