British Aircraft Constructors' Show - Victor Bomber - Royal Aircraft Establishment - Farnborough
The crescent-shaped Handley Page Victor bomber, which is one of the RAF's largest planes. It was making an appearance at the Technicians' Day at the Society of British Aircraft Constructors' Annual Show at the Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough, Hampshire.
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King George VI Presenting Shamrock - Chelsea Barracks, London
Honouring the half-centenary of the Regiment's founding, King George VI presented shamrock to the 1st Battalion, the Irish Guards, during a ceremonial parade at the Chelsea Barracks in London on St Patrick's Day. Wearing the uniform of the Irish Guards, of whom he is Colonel-in-Chief, he is presenting a tray of shamrock to an officer, for distribution to other ranks.
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Rowing - The 133rd Boat Race - Oxford University v Cambridge University - Photocall
Oxford captain Donald MacDonald rows as Cambridge captain Stephen Peel shows off the new Beefeater Trophy. MacDonald was the oldest ever oarsmen in the race at 31 years and three months and was also at the centre of a mutiny in the Oxford crew when he allegedly guaranteed himself a seat in the boat at the expense of a member of the US national rowing team who had enrolled at the University that year at the behest of Rick Ross, an oarsman for Oxford in the previous year's defeat, which was Oxford's first loss for eleven years. After the withdrawal of the Americans from the crew just six weeks before the race, a virtual reserve crew coached by Dan Topolski went on to win the race by four lengths
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