072: England Is No Longer an Island

1914 poster from the Women’s Political and Social Union opposing the “Cat and Mouse Act.”

 
The first heavier-than-air flight across the English Channel proves that Britain is no longer an island. Suffragettes continue to press for votes for women, and Irish Home Rule may finally become a reality.
 

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

“La Marseillaise”
Composed in 1792 by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle. Public domain.
Performed by the United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.

Second Suite in F for Military Band
Composed in 1911 by Gustav Holst. Public domain.
Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band. Public domain recording. Source.

ClosingTheme

 

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