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"Pass: A Journey Through History and Sports" In the tumultuous era of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939

Background imagePass Collection: 'Smuggling at Gibraltar', Contrabandistas preparing to pass the Spanish Custom House after leaving

"Smuggling at Gibraltar", Contrabandistas preparing to pass the Spanish Custom House after leaving Gibraltar
1054405 " Smuggling at Gibraltar", Contrabandistas preparing to pass the Spanish Custom House after leaving Gibraltar (engraving) by Woods

Background imagePass Collection: Hockey - Footwork, Dribbling and Passing demonstrated

Hockey - Footwork, Dribbling and Passing demonstrated. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePass Collection: Hannibal crossing the Alps

Hannibal crossing the Alps
Hannibal and his army crosses the Alps - an epic overland journey from Carthage to Italy during the Second Punic War in Italy (218-203 BC). Two of Hannibals war elephants are pictured

Background imagePass Collection: Humber Sceptre

Humber Sceptre
The Humber Spectre is a popular model which will pass through a number of modifications : this is the original Mark One, elegantly posed outside a gracious home

Background imagePass Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), poster No pasaran (They shall not pass), published by the CNT

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), poster No pasaran (They shall not pass), published by the CNT

Background imagePass Collection: Don Quixote riding with Sancho Panza

Don Quixote riding with Sancho Panza
A scene from Cervantes novel Don Quixote -- the hero of the title rides with his companion Sancho Panza along a mountain pass

Background imagePass Collection: Rest & be Thankful Pass

Rest & be Thankful Pass
A glimpse of the famous Rest and Be Thankful road and pass, between Glasgow and Oban, Scotland. Lord Acrum bivouacked his troops here when making the road in 1747 Date: 1950s

Background imagePass Collection: Land Rover advertisement, 1960

Land Rover advertisement, 1960
Advertisement for Land Rover showing a photograph of it in use to travel over rough terrain during the work on the new Slough - Maidenhead by-pass in 1960. Date: 1960

Background imagePass Collection: Pass of Llanberis

Pass of Llanberis
A striking view of the Pass of Llanberis, Caernarvonshire, which traverses a valley of exceptional wildness, between Snowdon and the Glyder Mountains

Background imagePass Collection: Hampstead & Highgate Express sign in Hampstead, London

Hampstead & Highgate Express sign in Hampstead, London, next to a street lamp, left of picture. The building is on Perrin?s Court Hampstead NW3

Background imagePass Collection: Stelvio Pass

Stelvio Pass
circa 1920: The highest road in Europe cuts through the Stelvio Pass, with the Austrio-Italian frontier at its summit. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imagePass Collection: Ancient Greeks holding the pass of Thermopylae, 480 BC

Ancient Greeks holding the pass of Thermopylae, 480 BC
Greeks under Leonidas holding off the Persian invasion at Thermopylae, 480 BC. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePass Collection: Hannibal and his army crosses the Alps

Hannibal and his army crosses the Alps - an epic overland journey from Carthage to Italy during the Second Punic War in Italy (218-203 BC). Two of Hannibals war elephants are pictured

Background imagePass Collection: Afghanistan / Khyber Pass

Afghanistan / Khyber Pass
Through the Khyber Pass by the North-Western Railway - the illustration shows the Al-Masjid Gorge

Background imagePass Collection: Clouds Over Glencoe Village - Three Sisters - Scotland

Clouds Over Glencoe Village - Three Sisters - Scotland
Glencoe Village, on the southern bank of the River Coe where it enters Loch Leven in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands

Background imagePass Collection: Honister Pass, Lake Distric National Park, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Honister Pass, Lake Distric National Park, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePass Collection: Afternoon storms, Redfish pass, Captiva Island, FL

Afternoon storms, Redfish pass, Captiva Island, FL

Background imagePass Collection: Pakistan Peshawar

Pakistan Peshawar
The English church : the Khyber Pass is in the distance, leading into Afghanistan

Background imagePass Collection: Switzerland St Bernard

Switzerland St Bernard
The hospice of the Great Saint Bernard, where the monks keep dogs to rescue travelers lost between Switzerland and Italy

Background imagePass Collection: David Lloyd George leaving Downing Street

David Lloyd George leaving Downing Street
Lloyd George pictured leaving Downing Street after his resignation with his wife and daughter Megan. His resignation announcement featured in the Court circular of 19th October

Background imagePass Collection: Bealach Ratagain viewpoint looking towards the Five

Bealach Ratagain viewpoint looking towards the Five Sisters of Kintail and Loch Duich in Glen Sheil, from the Pass, Ratagain Pass, Highland region, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePass Collection: Paranormal / Mediumship

Paranormal / Mediumship
How apports are supposed to pass through walls thanks to the agency of the spirits

Background imagePass Collection: Tal-y-Llyn valley and pass

Tal-y-Llyn valley and pass, Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePass Collection: British transport crossing Sakaltutan Pass, WW1

British transport crossing Sakaltutan Pass, WW1
British transport crossing the Sakaltutan Pass during the First World War. This Pass across the Jebel Hamrin was evacuated by the Turks and occupied by the 8th Royal Welch Fusiliers on 3

Background imagePass Collection: American Football 1923

American Football 1923
A receiver catches a pass under the watchful eye of the opposition

Background imagePass Collection: Aerial view of the Belvedere Hotel and the Furka Pass road, famous for a scene of the James Bond

Aerial view of the Belvedere Hotel and the Furka Pass road, famous for a scene of the James Bond film Goldfinger, a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps connecting Gletsch, Valais with Realp, Uri

Background imagePass Collection: Richard Vines at Crawford Notch

Richard Vines at Crawford Notch
British explorer Richard Vines at Crawford Notch, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Vines stands by a river, holding a walking stick, as he makes his way along the pass. Date: 1619

Background imagePass Collection: The Khyber Pass - Pakistan / Afghanistan Border

The Khyber Pass - Pakistan / Afghanistan Border
The Khyber Pass, Peshawar, West Pakistan / Afghanistan Border. Date: 1960s

Background imagePass Collection: Guys Hospital, Southwark, London, c1800. Artist: John Pass

Guys Hospital, Southwark, London, c1800. Artist: John Pass
Guys Hospital, Southwark, London, c1800. View of the north front of the hospital showing a man being stretchered through the front gates

Background imagePass Collection: Northwich Swing Bridge

Northwich Swing Bridge
A scene on the Manchester Ship Canal at Warrington, Cheshire, England, showing the Northwich Road Swing Bridge, opened to allow a large vessel to pass along the canal. Date: 1950s

Background imagePass Collection: Ireland, Co. Donegal, Ardara, Glengesh pass, winding road through mountainous landscape

Ireland, Co. Donegal, Ardara, Glengesh pass, winding road through mountainous landscape
Ireland, Co.Donegal, Ardara, Glengesh pass, winding road through mountainous landscape

Background imagePass Collection: Connor Pass, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

Connor Pass, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland
The Connor Pass, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. circa 1970s

Background imagePass Collection: Mountain scenery near Sapa with rays of sun behind the clouds, Sapa, Vietnam

Mountain scenery near Sapa with rays of sun behind the clouds, Sapa, Vietnam

Background imagePass Collection: Tree on the Equator - Sign noting distance to Selfridges

Tree on the Equator - Sign noting distance to Selfridges
A lovely oddity!! A large caravan passing a large tree on the Equator in Africa bearing a sign noting the distance to Selfridges & Co. Ltd. in London! Date: 1910

Background imagePass Collection: Book of the Dead / 12

Book of the Dead / 12
Ani and his wife pass the Seven Gates and Ten Pylons and follow priest in a panther- skin

Background imagePass Collection: Glengesh Pass, near Ardara, County Donegal

Glengesh Pass, near Ardara, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland

Background imagePass Collection: Joe Pass, Ronnie Scotts, Soho, London, 1984. Artist: Brian O Connor

Joe Pass, Ronnie Scotts, Soho, London, 1984. Artist: Brian O Connor
Joe Pass, Ronnie Scott s, Soho, London, 1984

Background imagePass Collection: Britain / 18th Century

Britain / 18th Century
A poem based on fact: a haughty lady in her carriage will not let a gentleman pass so he (and the rest on the street) walk through her carriage Date: 1751

Background imagePass Collection: Pass of Ballater, Cairngorms National Park, Aberdeenshire

Pass of Ballater, Cairngorms National Park, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Date: 1900s

Background imagePass Collection: JSP15-00639

JSP15-00639
Bwlch-y-Groes ~ with road through valley ~ Bwlch-y-Groes, Gwynedd, Wales

Background imagePass Collection: Afridi Tribesman of the Khyber Pass, NWFP

Afridi Tribesman of the Khyber Pass, NWFP
Afridi Tribesman (Afreedis / Abaorteans) - a Pashtun (Pathan) tribe from the Khyber Pass region posing with his long rifle. Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePass Collection: Battle of Roncevaux Pass

Battle of Roncevaux Pass (778). Knight Rolands death. Illuminated manuscript (14th c.). Gothic art. Miniature Painting

Background imagePass Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) No pasaran!

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) No pasaran! (They Shall not Pass). Poster in honour of the popular militia (July 1936)

Background imagePass Collection: NWFP - Khyber Pass - Supplies taken to Fort Maud

NWFP - Khyber Pass - Supplies taken to Fort Maud - situated exactly halfway from India (as was then) to Afghanistan. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePass Collection: IRELAND: GAP OF DUNLOE. View of the Gap of Dunloe, near Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland

IRELAND: GAP OF DUNLOE. View of the Gap of Dunloe, near Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. Steel engraving, English, c1840, after William Henry Bartlett

Background imagePass Collection: Sychnant Pass, Wales

Sychnant Pass, Wales. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imagePass Collection: Spanish Bullfighting Series (7 / 12)

Spanish Bullfighting Series (7 / 12)
Spanish Bullfighting Series. The pass crutch - tempting the bull with his red cape, the matador tires the beast. Date: 1913

Background imagePass Collection: Hardknott Pass

Hardknott Pass
The Hardknott Pass, Cumberland, England. Date: 1930s



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"Pass: A Journey Through History and Sports" In the tumultuous era of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), a powerful message echoed through the streets - "No pasaran" (They shall not pass). This iconic poster, published by the CNT, symbolized resilience and determination in the face of adversity. Just as Hannibal crossed the treacherous Alps with his army, defying all odds and leaving a mark on history, we too can conquer any challenge that comes our way. The image of him leading his troops serves as a reminder to push beyond our limits. From literature's beloved characters Don Quixote and Sancho Panza riding together on their noble quest, to hockey players showcasing their footwork, dribbling skills, and passing techniques on ice - passing is an art that transcends time and disciplines. Nature's wonders also hold breathtaking passes like Llanberis Pass or Stelvio Pass. These majestic landscapes remind us to appreciate both nature's beauty and its ability to test our endurance. Looking back at ancient Greece, where brave warriors held firm against invaders at Thermopylae in 480 BC; they stood united in defense of their homeland. Their unwavering commitment teaches us about loyalty and sacrifice for what we believe in. The Rest & be Thankful Pass invites weary travelers to pause amidst Scotland's stunning scenery. It reminds us that sometimes taking a break allows us to reflect on our journey so far before continuing onwards with renewed vigor. As history unfolds across continents, Afghanistan's Khyber Pass stands as a testament to its strategic importance throughout centuries. Its significance remains etched within countless tales of conquests and trade routes connecting civilizations. Even in exhilarating moments like the 1991 Spanish GP race day frenzy ensues when drivers skillfully navigate each turn while overtaking opponents with precision passes - showcasing speed coupled with calculated strategy. Whether it be historical events or sporting triumphs, the concept of "pass" intertwines with our lives.