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Civil rights marchers 1972: Army kills 13 in civil rights protest

British troops open fire on a crowd of demonstrators in the Bogside district of Londonderry in the worst day of the current crisis so far.

Winston Churchill 1965: Last farewell to Churchill
Thousands of people pay their last respects to Britain's greatest wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill who is buried today after a full state funeral.

Richard Reid 2003: 'Shoe bomber' jailed for life
British-born Richard Reid is sentenced to life in jail for trying to bomb an American Airlines flight carrying 197 people.

US Marines arrive in Saudi Arabia September 1990 1991: US Marines killed at Al Khafji
Iraqi troops seize control of a town inside the Saudi Arabian border after a fierce battle in which both sides suffered casualties.

Troops waving from back of army truck 1952: Korea truce talks hit stalemate
Truce talks aimed at ending fighting in the Korean War are deadlocked.

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Top Story 1945: Auschwitz death camp liberated
Top Story 1986: Seven dead in space shuttle disaster
Top Story 1996: France halts nuclear testing
Top Story 2000: Life for serial killer Shipman
Top Story 2003: Columbia shuttle disintegrates killing seven
Top Story 1943: Germans surrender at Stalingrad
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