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Images of other politicians who could have made PMs

Tony Blair felt the hand of history on his shoulder, but what if it had tapped someone else?

Imagine John Smith had lived to fight the 1997 general election and won, or if Lord Halifax had attempted to negotiate with Hitler from the Number 10 bunker?

These are some of the scenarios in a new book by Francis Beckett. Here are some of his ideas in a fantasy look at history that ever was.

Some images are from British Pathe News.

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  • 10 Mar 2011