Motor Cycling - Senior Championship - Crystal Palace
An expert and admiring group of French motorcyclists, from the Garde Republicaine de Paris, gathers around world motor cycling champion John Surtees and his machine at the motorcycling race meeting at Crystal Palace.The Frenchmen, who are taking part in the White City Searchlight Tattoo, are the motorcycle escort for the French President and distinguished visitors to Paris.
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Korean War - Troopship Asturias - Southampton
Centre of a family circle at Southampton is Corporal David Menzies, Royal Sussex Regiment, of Brighton, who arrived home in the Troopship Asturias after serving overseas for 14 months with his battalion of the Royal Sussex, the last British battalion to leave Korea. Greeting him are his mother (on left), his father, his sisters Irene 14 and Wendy 11, his brother John, aged 9, and (holding his arm on right) his girlfriend, Sybil Rogers. David and Sybil are about to become engaged.
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Horse Racing - Steeplechasing - Windsor Amateur Riders Handicap Hurdle Race - Windsor
Generals Son does a somersault in the Windsor Amateur riders Handicap hurdle race. Jockey Bob McCreery, son of General Richard McCreery, is sent through the wing by his horse, Daisy B, on the second to last hurdle.
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