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Joe Mercer

iNostalgia remembers the Merseyside roots of a wartime player who reached the very pinnacle of British football

Phoenix Players

iNostalgia looks back on the life of Fallowfield actress Pat Phoenix – and the actresses who’ve portrayed her on stage and screen

Women at War

iNostalgia looks back on women at war in Manchester from 1939 to 1945 with the aid of remarkable photos from the M.E.N. archive

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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