07 March 2010

De-Flagged


From The Milwaukee Sentinel on this day in 1957:

EARLY SIGNS OF SPRING

SOUTHAMPTON England (AP) The approach of spring has brought a rash of student derring-do in England. Symptoms:

Two University lads broke into the heavily guarded dockyard here and walked off casually with the flags of the liner Queen Mary.

Recently 13 Manchester U students nailed a Soviet banner atop the 250-foot tower of Britain's Calder Hall atomic power station.

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