HMS Ark Royal in Scotland
The British aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is escorted up Loch Long by a tugboat as it heads for the Glen Douglas facility in Scotland. The Ark Royal will take on stores there before heading off on a deployment which will take it to the Mediterranean and possibly onto the Gulf. * 16/1/03: Britain s most powerful warship was due to set sail from Scotland, having completed its final domestic preparations for a potential war in the Gulf. HMS Ark Royal was expected to leave the Glen Douglas armaments base on the banks of Loch Long, Argyll, bound for the Mediterranean where it will take part in exercises. The aircraft carrier will then head for the Gulf region should the US and Britain launch military action against Iraq.
Usaf Base Menwith Hill
Local farm hands feed their sheep in snow covered fields around the USAF base at Menwith Hill near Harrogate. The United States Goverment is preparing to release transcripts of telephone and radio communications from Iraq relating to weapons inspections. * The Menwith Hill base listens into radio communication and other transmissions from many parts of the world.
Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill at the Teheran conference, 1943 (b/w photo)
XOS1766057 Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill at the Teheran conference, 1943 (b/w photo); Private Collection; (add.info.: US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) and British Primte Minister Winston Spencer Churchill (1874-1965) on the portico of the Russian Embassy in Teheran during the peace conference. ); out of copyright
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