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1948 Mercury – More of Everything You Want

By 1948 the Cold War was well underway. Its onset had no doubt been accelerated by Stalin’s growing paranoia which had been in evidence since the suicide of his second wife, Nadezhda Alliluyeva in 1932 at the age of 31. … Continue reading

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1949 Mercury – New … All New!

By 1949 Japan was rising from the devastation of its defeat In World War II although it still relied heavily on food and financial aid from the U.S.A. In his normal cynical style, Stalin had declared war on Japan on … Continue reading

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Sports-Car Spirit and Limousine Ride – 1958 Mercury

As the new 1958 cars were being introduced, the number 1 song on the Hit Parade was “Sugartime” by the McGuire Sisters – the year’s top hit was “At the Hop” by Danny & the Juniors. Elvis was still gyrating … Continue reading

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