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The 1 September also marks the 50th Anniversary of the al-Fateh Revolution in Libya, in which Muammar Gaddafi and the Free Officers Movement overthrew King Idris I. https://ift.tt/2NzLMGE
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The 1 September marks the 80th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War Two (1939-1945), with the German invasion of Poland. The UK, France, New Zealand and Australia declared war on Germany on 3 September, forming the Allies. https://ift.tt/2MZ2T4A

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On 31 August 1935, the US passed the first of the Neutrality Acts, placing an embargo on the trade of arms to countries engaged in conflict. Following a policy of isolationism, America did not wish to engage conflict. https://ift.tt/2Nxm1GV

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New to the Archive: This film from 1965 shows Marlene Parker driving a heavily modified Lambretta GT200 in an attempt to break the motorbike land speed record. Her recorded speed was 115 mph! https://ift.tt/30L3bzD

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New to the Archive: This film from 1965 shows Marlene Parker driving a heavily modified Lambretta GT200 in an attempt to break the motorbike land speed record. Her recorded speed was 115 mph! https://ift.tt/30L3bzD

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New to the Archive: This film from 1965 shows Marlene Parker driving a heavily modified Lambretta GT200 in an attempt to break the motorbike land speed record. Her recorded speed was 115 mph! https://ift.tt/30L3bzD

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The 29 August marks the 70th Anniversary of the Soviet Union successfully exploding its own atomic bomb. Take a look back at the reaction of the Western world in these films. https://ift.tt/2wuYg8b