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The Miners’ Strike Silver Jubilee In Pictures

by | 31st, July 2009

It’s 25 years since the miners’ strike. A silver jubilee. But no celebrations.

Your writer has been reading David Peace’s GB84 a gaunt “fiction, based on fact”. The truth was worse. It always is.

In the Forums, Yampster looks back. But before that, the memories:

Massive police presence greets pickets as they arrive on the hill heading to the Orgreave Coking Plant near Rotherham during the miners disputes.

 

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