Literature - T.E. Lawrence
Aircraftsman Thomas Edward Shaw on his motorcycle; a Brough Superior SS100. Shaw was better known as Lt Col T.E. Lawrence or 'Lawrence of Arabia' A major factor in the Desert War in WWI, he was also an adviser to Prince Faisal during the Versailles Peace Conference, a renowned author and an archaeolgist. He was killed in a motorcycle accident in 1935.
Mono Print Soccer - Charlton Athletic v Arsenal - The Valley
The ban on football during the periods of Alert has now been removed and play will now go on except in cases of iminent danger. Trained observers now operate and it is thought that under this scheme many more enthusiasts will be able to enjoy their favourite game. Photo shows Mr R G Brown, a qualified Observer, acting as Spotter during the Charl;ton versus Arsenal match at the Charlton Athletic Ground in South London - 7th December 1940
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Fairey Bomber plane
An RAF Fairey Battle light bomber. A RAF mountain rescue team was flying to Iceland Friday August 18 2000 to recover the bodies of four airmen who died nearly 60 years ago when their Battle crashed into a glacier. * The group, leaving from RAF Kinloss, hopes to retrieve the remains in time for them to be buried with full military honours, at the end of the month. The dead men were Flying Officer Arthur Round from New Zealand, and three British crew, Flight Sergeant Reginald Hopkins, Pilot Officer Henry Talbot and Flight Sergeant Keith Garret. *27/08/00 Four Second World War airmen were finally laid to rest, 60 years after they crashed into a mountainside in Iceland. The four RAF men's remains were found after being entombed in a glacier in the north of the country since May 1941, when their Fairey Battle bomber crashed.