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March 1, 2016
Civil rights marchers on 'Bloody Sunday' before the shooting started, Derry, Northern Ireland © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Civil rights marchers on ‘Bloody Sunday’ before the shooting started, Derry, Northern Ireland
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British paratroopers in action on 'Bloody Sunday' in Derry, Northern Ireland © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

British paratroopers in action on ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Derry, Northern Ireland
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British paratrooper grabs a Civil Rights demonstrator by the hair on 'Bloody Sunday' in Derry, Northern Ireland © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

British paratrooper grabs a Civil Rights demonstrator by the hair on ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Derry, Northern Ireland
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A woman reaches out to an injured man trying to reach safety after being shot by British paratroopers on 'Bloody Sunday', Derry, Northern Ireland © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

A woman reaches out to an injured man trying to reach safety after being shot by British paratroopers on ‘Bloody Sunday’, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Injured Civil Rights marchers lie on the ground after being shot by British paratroopers on 'Bloody Sunday' in Derry, Northern Ireland © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Injured Civil Rights marchers lie on the ground after being shot by British paratroopers on ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Derry, Northern Ireland
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Demonstrators crowd round one of their number shot by British paratroopers on 'Bloody Sunday' in Derry, Northern Ireland. © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstrators crowd round one of their number shot by British paratroopers on ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Derry, Northern Ireland.
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A blanket is drawn over the body of one of the 13 demonstrators shot dead by British paratroopers on 'Bloody Sunday' © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

A blanket is drawn over the body of one of the 13 demonstrators shot dead by British paratroopers on ‘Bloody Sunday’
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Large exit wound on one of the 13 demonstrators shot dead by paratroopers on 'Blooday Sunday' © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Large exit wound on one of the 13 demonstrators shot dead by paratroopers on ‘Blooday Sunday’
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An injured demonstrator is helped by medical staff after being shot by British paratroopers on 'Bloody Sunday' in Derry, Northern Ireland © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

An injured demonstrator is helped by medical staff after being shot by British paratroopers on ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Derry, Northern Ireland
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British paratroopers arrest and march away Civil Rights demonstrators on 'Bloody Sunday' in Derry, Northern Ireland © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

British paratroopers arrest and march away Civil Rights demonstrators on ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Derry, Northern Ireland
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Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Flowers and Civil Rights Association banner laid in a pool of blood where one of the Derry 13 was shot dead by paratroopers during a civil rights march. © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Flowers and Civil Rights Association banner laid in a pool of blood where one of the Derry 13 was shot dead by paratroopers during a civil rights march.
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Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Local residents stand in repectful silence at a makeshift shrine for one of the 'Derry 13' killed by British paratroopers, as an Irish tricolore flag flies at half mast © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Local residents stand in repectful silence at a makeshift shrine for one of the ‘Derry 13’ killed by British paratroopers, as an Irish tricolore flag flies at half mast
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Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Sixteen year old Peter Robson, one of those injured when British Paratroopers opened fire on a Civil Rights March in Londonderry, lying in hospital. © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Sixteen year old Peter Robson, one of those injured when British Paratroopers opened fire on a Civil Rights March in Londonderry, lying in hospital.
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Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Mourners carry the coffin of one of the 'Derry 13' shot dead by British paratroopers into the church for the wake. © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Mourners carry the coffin of one of the ‘Derry 13’ shot dead by British paratroopers into the church for the wake.
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Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Mourners pray at the coffin of one of the Derry 13 shot dead by British parartroopers during a civil rights march © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Mourners pray at the coffin of one of the Derry 13 shot dead by British parartroopers during a civil rights march
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Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Mourners pray at the coffin of one of the Derry 13 shot dead by British parartroopers during a civil rights march © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Mourners pray at the coffin of one of the Derry 13 shot dead by British parartroopers during a civil rights march
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Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Funeral of the 'Derry 13' after the Bloody Sunday shooting by British paratroopers © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972. Funeral of the ‘Derry 13’ after the Bloody Sunday shooting by British paratroopers
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