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Freddie Mercury’s Girlfriends, 1976

These are the last bits here that I’m going to post from Radio Luxembourg’s official magazine annual, Fab 208, from 1976. Incidentally, this was a present in about 1996 from my friend Neil, as...

Herschel’s Last Wish, 1940

A lovely clipping about the astronomer Herschel (most famous for his Uranus, of course). This is his supposed last wish on his death-bed, which was in Slough, 1822. All he wanted was to see...

Remembrance Week – Might and Main, 1942

Here’s the complete booklet of Might and Main – Fighting ships of land, sea and air. The complete lack of corpses and casualties in this 1942 booklet makes these action pictures of tanks, planes...