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Miners leader Arthur Scargill arrested at Orgreave, May 1984 .the miners strike

Miners leader Arthur Scargill arrested at Orgreave, May 1984 .the miners strike

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Miners leader Arthur Scargill arrested at Orgreave, South Yorkshire during a confrontation between police and striking miners that became known as the Battle of Orgreave, May Photo credit: Peter Arkell

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Arthur Scargill declares NUM's strike action official, Sheffield, March 1984.
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Arthur Scargill declares NUM's strike action official, Sheffield, March 1984.

Arthur Scargill declares NUM's strike action official, Sheffield, March 1984.
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Strikers. A 1984 photo showing police taking action as violence flares with miners at Daw Mill colliery in Warwickshire.
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Strikers. A 1984 photo showing police taking action as violence flares with miners at Daw Mill colliery in Warwickshire.

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These Are Probably Some of the Most Moving Images of UK Miners' Strike | VICE | United Kingdom
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Easington villagers watching the first Easington miners return to work.

A new book of photographs has been published chronicling the 1984 miners' strike in Easington in County Durham.

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Orgreave miners' strike inquiry 'will go ahead'

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Thoresby Colliery during the Miners' strike, 1984
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Battle for Britain: Norman Tebbit reveals why he believes defeat in the miners' strike would have been the death of democracy

When Arthur Scargill decided to use the miners' union to take on Margaret Thatcher in they both knew that the stakes were high.

Notes on the strike of UK mine workers against closures and to save their union, the NUM. The article contains interesting information about the strike, its background, the aftermath and its importance to all workers in Britain.

Thoresby Colliery during the Miners' strike, 1984

Thoresby Colliery during the Miners' strike, 1984

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