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The 20 October marks the 75th Anniversary of US Forces landing on Leyte in the Philippines during World War Two (1939-1945). The US successfully defeated and expelled the Japanese Army from the islands, who had occupied them during the first half of 1942. https://ift.tt/2Iqa3LV
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New to the Archive: This film from 1981 shows the inauguration of the TGV in France. Today, the TGV network carries about 110 million passengers a year! https://ift.tt/2MS8sjl

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With the news that Alicia Alonso, the famous Cuban ballet dancer, has died at age 98, take a look at her performing in this 1958 performance of the classic ballet ‘Giselle’. https://ift.tt/2BpbiHj

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On 18 October 1922, the British Broadcasting Company (later Corporation) – the BBC – was founded by a consortium. These films look back at BBC Television Centre across the last century. https://ift.tt/2xplKN4

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The 17 October marks the 40th Anniversary of Mother Teresa being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for her work directed towards ending human suffering. These films look back at her receipt of the award and her life. https://ift.tt/2Iqa3eT

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The 16 October marks the 80th Anniversary of the first Luftwaffe raid on Britain in World War Two (1939-1945). RAF Squadron 603 was scrambled to intercept, piloting Spitfires for the first time. They would be invaluable during the Battle of Britain (1940). https://ift.tt/2Lwscdp

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The 15 October marks the 50th Anniversary of the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam, or Vietnam Moratorium Day, a massive demonstration and teach-in held to protest against the Vietnam War (1955-1975). A second protest occurred on 15 November, 1969. https://ift.tt/2LRCWmi