Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

23/7/2012

The 1948 Games: Fascinating images of the last time London hosted the Olympics. . . on a budget of just £70,000

With the Olympics now just around the corner the sense of anticipation at history unfolding before us is growing daily. But although London 2012 is already sure of its place in the memories of those who could say they were there, what is the story behind the previous Olympics games in London back in 1948? In many ways, the two games – although both marked by a climate of austerity – are very different indeed. for more click here

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