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Election Battles 1945-1997
BBC News Online brings to life the last 50 years of British general elections with video and audio clips from the BBC archives.

Witness key moments from elections past, including Winston Churchill addressing the nation, Margaret Thatcherís triumphant first entrance into Downing Street and John Major taking doggedly to his soapbox.

The results from every election since 1945 are also included, as are facts, images and campaign material featuring the key players in Britainís post-war electoral battles.