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Slums of the 70s

iNostalgia looks back on the slum clearances of the 1970s with a remarkable set of archive images

HMS Hesperus 1942

Our main image this week shows the destroyer HMS Hesperus limping back to safe harbour in Liverpool after ramming and sinking a German submarine. The date is December 1942.

Subs in Manchester

As record audiences watch the new TV series Vigil starring Suranne Jones, iNostalgia recalls Manchester’s very own submarine drama

Prisoners cheered 1943

Our main image this week shows workmen cheering repatriated and wounded prisoners on a Red Cross train taking them from the Liverpool quayside. The date is October 1943.

Princess Elizabeth in Albert Square 1949

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows Princess Elizabeth, our future Queen, reviewing troops in Albert Square. It is March 1949, just four years after the end of the Second World War.



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