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People attend a memorial service and vigil at Birmingham Cathedral to mark 40 years since the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

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The destroyed interior of the Mulberry Bush pub in November 1974 after an IRA bomb exploded. Photograph: Press Association

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Firemen at one of the Birmingham blast sites in 1974. Photograph: Press Association

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Firemen survey the damage outside the Tavern in the Town pub in Birmingham, after an IRA bomb blast. The firemen quickly counted the injured, deciding they needed 40 ambulances for the tavern alone. But there were no ambulances.  Photograph: Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images

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