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Artist or CreatorWilliam Papas
Title or CaptionThe 1967 Mouse Race January February March April May June July August September October November December
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date02 Jan 1967
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptBang goes another Colony
US Air Force bombs Marines by mistake. Wilson declares UDI - Americans shocked. Mountbatten visits Wormwood Scrubs
oops sorry
US Air Force bombs Marines by mistake. Johnson warns Wilson of grave step. Barbara Castle gets driver's licence.
70 women drivers
Marines bombard US Air Force not by mistake. Bowden flies to Washington - no agreement. Mountbatten digs tunnel. Barbara Castle caught for speeding.
US air Force bombs Marines. Marines counterattack. Wilson stands firm on UDI. Bowden flies to Washington. Johnson gives Wilson til quarter past ten to accept terms. 70 m.ph. speed limit lifted.
This would never have happened under the Tories
Marines and US Air Force in pitched battle. Pentagon says casualties were light. Johnson lands troops at Margate. Hogg captured. Mountbatten escapes.
Johnson warns Marines and US Air Force of escalation. Sir Alec joins Home Guards. Heath conducts Civil Defence choir.
Play on - Play on.
Ho Chi Minh appointed referee between Marines and US Air Force. Kosygin offers Wilson help. Bowden flies to Moscow. Jenkins tunnels into Pentonville. Bookies lay 10 to 1 on Jenkins break in.
Comrade
Marines claim God is on their side. Wilson accepts Russian help.
Safe at last
US Air Force claims to be soldiers of Christ. Bombing steps up. Kenneth Kaunda offers Wilson help. Bowden flies to Zambia.
Jenkins makes breaktrough
I feel we must help the underprivileged races gain their freedom
Marines dig in. Wilson accepts Zambian help.
Psst! Jenkins - its me Frank
Go away I'm happy
US Air Force digs in. Johnson forecast long struggle. Zambian African Rifles land in Notting Hill. Frank Mitchell visits Jenkins at Pentonville.
Marines and US Air Force declare Christmas Day truce. Wilson declares England for the English. Zambian African Rifles revolt. Papas draws Christmas card for the Rev. Kenneth Meux of Buxton.
Person DepictedJohnson; Lyndon Baines (1908-1973)
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Castle; Barbara (1910-2002); Baroness Castle of Blackburn
Hailsham; Quintin McGarel (1907-2001); Viscount
Home of the Hirsel; Alec Douglas-Home, (1903-1995); Baron,
Ho Chi-minh (1890-1969)
Kosygin; Alexei
Jenkins; Roy Harris (1920-2003)
Kaunda; Kenneth
Mitchell; Frank
Father Christmas
SubjectsEngland
cease-fires
rebellion
Christmas cards
rifles
Notting Hill
Pentonville Prison London
bombings
Zambia
bookmakers
Russia
referees
choristers
civil defence
home guard
conductors
escapes
Margate
Pentagon
Wars
speed limits
speeding
tunnels
disagreement
driving licences
prisons
Wormwood Scrubs London
UDI
speculation
bombs
USA
Air forces
colonialism
cowboys
pipes
visitors
Copyright contact detailsMary.Andrews@guardian.co.uk
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