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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies
15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London
15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting
15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)
15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.
The Bermondsey Tank
The famous Mandela Way pink tank!
Location: Mandela Way, Bermondsey, London
Description: This tank is a T-34 Tank a non-functional Soviet T-34 battle tank owned by Russell Gray, who lives nearby. It was the tank was the subject of a work by Cubitt Artists and Aleksandra Mir who painted it bright pink in 2002.
It has since been repainted and graffited.