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Old 19th February 2018, 00:22
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Gibraltar 1953/4

Back in the 50s two photo-journalists were out and about on Gibraltar. These might bring some memories, especially if you were hanging around the Trocadero.

Ralph Crane - LIFE Magazine - http://gibraltar-intro.blogspot.com/...ine-ralph.html

Bert Hardy - Picture Post - http://gibraltar-intro.blogspot.com/...must-keep.html
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Old 7th August 2018, 19:00
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I was born in the military Hospital on Gibraltar
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Old 7th August 2018, 20:35
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I love them both and thanks for posting this - some amazing photographs of a time gone by!
I particularly love Bert Hardys work - especially the predictable shots of the matelots in the front row - all craning necks to get a glimpse of the dancing girls undies in the Trocadero club!
In the image you posted it looks like a 2 man Scandinavian or Dutch Navy patrol loitering outside 'The Troc' looking for trouble, any info on this image?
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A thank you from me too brisray, great photographs, now looking at your other links re your fathers's time at sea.

Dads Navy Days
brisray.com/dad/

http://brisray.com/dad/

Dads Navy Days - HMS Gambia - The Crew (2)
brisray.com/dad/gambia-crew2.htm

Dads Navy Days - HMS Warrior - The Ship (1) - 1953
brisray.com/dad/warrior-ship1.htm
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Great Pictures Brisray, brought back some great memories, I was there in 52 on the Wave Baron; the pics from the Trocadero, reminded me of the time I was in the front and looking up, the dancers were terrific, the only difference was that it was full of soldiers when I was there, the fleet was out, one of our crew who was a great pianist gave a jazz recital during the interval. The all girl band was entrancing.
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#5,....Betty!!!......
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Don't worry Marian she knows everything!!!!
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