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Pictures Dated 3rd September 2007

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Featured 3 Sep 2007 Print

Sir Malcom Campbell (1885-1948) in 'Bluebird', Daytona Beach, Florida, 7th March 1935 1936). Artist: Unknown

Sir Malcom Campbell (1885-1948) in 'BlueBird', Daytona Beach, Florida, 7th March 1935 1936). Campbell set a world land speed record of 272.46 mph at Daytona, Florida in 1933. He was the holder of both land and water speed records from 1927 onwards. In 1935 he became the first man to break 300 mph on land reaching 301.1291 mph in Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. In 1939 he achieved his fastest speed on water with 141.74 mph, a record that was still his when he died in 1948. He called all his racing cars and speed boats 'Bluebird' after the symbol of unattainability in the play of the same name by Maurice Maeterlinck. From His Majesty the King, 1910-1935, introduction by HW Wilson (Associated Newspapers Ltd, London, 1936).

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Featured 3 Sep 2007 Print

King George V (1865-1936) at St George's Hill, near Fricourt, 10th August 1916, (1936). Artist: Unknown

King George V (1865-1936) (1936) with General Sir Henry Seymour Rawlinson and General Congreve at St George's Hill, near Fricourt, 10th August 1916. Fricourt is a little village about five kilometres from Albert, in the northern French departement of the Somme. It was close to the front line for much of World War I and saw particularly fierce fighting during the Battles of the Somme and the Battles of Albert. George, the second son of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark, was born at Marlborough House on 3rd June, 1865. In 1893 he married Princess Mary (with whom he had six children) and in 1910, upon the death of his father, he became king. In 1924 he appointed Ramsay MacDonald, Britain's first Labour Prime Minister, and in 1932 he introduced the idea of broadcasting a Christmas message to the people. He died of influenza on 20th January, 1936 and was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward. From His Majesty the King, 1910-1935, introduction by HW Wilson (Associated Newspapers Ltd, London, 1936).

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