Morris Minors : 1950
1950: Lined in solemn, soldier-like files on the jetty of the Samuel Willams wharf of the London docks are these Morris Minor cars, destined for Canada and sales in the precious dollar. Some 500 in total, they are part of a 1 million dollar consignment from the Nuffield Organisation of Cowley, Oxford.
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United States C5 Galaxy Cargo Plane Jet Huge
Two M1 Main Battle Tanks Weighing 135400 Pounds Each. Six M2 M3 Bradley Infantry Vehicles. Or A Quarter Million Pounds Of Relief Supplies. All Can Be Carried By The C 5 One Of The Biggest Aircraft Ever Made. There Is No Piece Of Army Combat Equipment The C5 Cannot Carry Including A 74 Ton Mobile Bridge. The Wright Brothers Could Have Made Their Miraculous First Flight Within The C5S Cargo Bay. United States C5 Galaxy Cargo Plane Jet Huge
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Military - HMS Daedalus - Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire
Leading Airman Sam Clarke and his wife, Leading Wren Janet Clarke, who both serve at the RNAS station HMS Daedalus at Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire. Sam, from Newtownards, Co. Down, drives heavy vehicles, including the station fire engine. Janet, whose home town is Chepstow, is chauffeuse for Vice-Admiral DCEF Gibson, Flag Officer Naval Air Command. In 1961, Sam was driver for the Admiral when he was in command of the carrier Ark Royal.
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