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Programme Cover - Le Mans 24 Hours 1951
Event: Les 24 Heures du MansDate: 23.6.1951
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (F), 13.492 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: unknown

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Start time: 22/6 16:00; Grid: Le Mans start; Weather: rain on Saturday, sunshine on Sunday

Entered: 70

Practiced: unknown

Started: 60

Classified: 29

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 09/09/2010 Last photo update on this page: 18/04/2016
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22 - Allard J2 Cadillac #1910 - S. H. AllardAllard J2 #1910 - Cadillac V8 5434 cc N/AS8.0
S. H. AllardCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Alfred Hitchings (GB)/Peter Reece (GB)Result: did not finish (Transmission)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 20/01/2014Photo by courtesy of: John Martin
44 - Cunningham C2-R Chrysler #5104 - B. S. CunninghamCunningham C2-R #5104 - Chrysler V8 5426 cc N/AS8.0
B. S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Walters (USA)/John Fitch (USA)Result: 18th 1st in S8.0
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/04/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
1111 - Talbot GS Barchetta #110105 - André ChambasTalbot-Lago GS Barchetta #110105 - Talbot L6 4483 cc N/AS5.0
André ChambasOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: André Chambas (F)/André Morel (F)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
1919 - Nash-Healey Coupé #X-6 - HealeyNash-Healey Le Mans Coupé #X-6 - Nash L6 OHV 3842 cc N/AS5.0
Healey (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony Rolt (GB)/Duncan Hamilton (GB)Result: 6th
Grid:
Colours: green (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
2121 - Jaguar XK120C - Robert LawrieJaguar C-type - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3441 cc N/AS5.0
Robert LawrieOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Lawrie (GB)/Ivan Waller (GB)
listed, never drove:
Robert W. Parker (GB)
Result: 11th
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
2929 - Ferrari 212 Export #0096E - Norbert Jean MahéFerrari 212 Export #0096E - Ferrari V12 2563 cc N/AS3.0
Norbert Jean MahéClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Norbert Mahé (F)/Jacques Péron (F)Result: 9th
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
3333 - Lancia Aurelia B20 #1010 - Scuderia AmbrosianaLancia Aurelia B20 #1010 - Lancia V6 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Scuderia AmbrosianaClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Giovanni Lurani (I)/Giovanni Bracco (I)Result: 12th 1st in S2.0
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/05/2015Photo by courtesy of: Tim Summers
3434 - Frazer Nash Mille Miglia #421/100/115 - Me. P. TrevalyanFrazer Nash Mille Miglia #421/100/115 - Bristol no:FNS1/8 L6 OHV 1973 cc N/AS2.0
Me. P. Trevalyan (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dickie Stoop (GB)/Peter Wilson (GB)Result: 19th
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/05/2015Photo by courtesy of: Tim Summers
4646 - Porsche 356 SL #356/2-063 - Porsche A.G.Porsche 356 SL #356/2-063 - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1086 cc N/AS1.1
Porsche A.G. (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Auguste Veuillet (F)/Edmond Mouche (F)Result: 20th 1st in S1.1
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 09/09/2010Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Mertens www.porsche356sl.com
4747 - Porsche 356 SL #356/2-054 - Porsche A.G.Porsche 356 SL #356/2-054 - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1086 cc N/AS1.1
Porsche A.G. (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Rudolph Sauerwein (D)/Robert Brunet (F)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 09/09/2010Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Mertens www.porsche356sl.com
4848 - D.B. Antem Panhard #761 - Automobiles D.B.D.B. Antem #761 - Panhard F2 851 cc N/AS1.1
Automobiles D.B.Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: René Bonnet (F)/Elie Bayol (F)Result: 21st
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/05/2015Photo by courtesy of: Tim Summers
6666 - Jowett Jupiter #E1/SA/132R - Marcel BecquartJowett Jupiter #E1/SA/132R - Jowett F4 1486 cc N/AS1.5
Marcel BecquartOpen bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Marcel Becquart (F)/Gordon Wilkins (GB)Result: 22nd 1st in S1.5
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoAllard J2 - Cadillac V8 5434 cc N/AS8.0
S. H. AllardCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Sydney Allard (GB)/Tom Cole (USA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoCunningham C2-R #5103 - Chrysler V8 5426 cc N/AS8.0
B. S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Briggs Cunningham (USA)/George Huntoon (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident => suspension)
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoCunningham C2-R #5102 - Chrysler V8 5426 cc N/AS8.0
B. S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Rand (USA)/Fred Wacker (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident => gearbox)
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoTalbot-Lago T26GS #110057 - Talbot L6 4483 cc N/AS5.0
Louis RosierCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Rosier (F)/Juan Manuel Fangio (RA)Result: did not finish (Oil tank)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoTalbot-Lago T26GS #110056 - Talbot L6 4483 cc N/AS5.0
Henri LouveauCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Froilan Gonzalez (RA)/Onofre Marimon (RA)
listed, never drove:
Henri Louveau (F)
Result: did not finish (Radiator)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoTalbot-Lago T26GS #110058 - Talbot L6 4483 cc N/AS5.0
Eugene ChaboudCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eugène Chaboud (F)/Lucien Vincent (F)Result: did not finish (Radiator)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoTalbot-Lago T26GS #110059 - Talbot no:45105 L6 4483 cc N/AS5.0
Pierre MeyratCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pierre Meyrat (F)/Guy Mairesse (F)Result: 2nd (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoTalbot-Lago MD #90131 - Talbot L6 4483 cc N/AS5.0
Pierre LeveghCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pierre Levegh (F)/René Marchand (F)Result: 4th
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoDelettrez Diesel - L6 4454 cc DieselS5.0
Ets. DelettrezCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Delettrez (F)/Jacques Delettrez (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoBentley 4 ¼ Paulin #B27LE - Bentley no:L9BC L6 4253 cc N/AS5.0
H. S. F. HayClosed bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: H. S. F. Hay (GB)/Tom Clarke (GB)Result: not classified
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
15The car is not available on a photoFerrari 340 America Barchetta #0032MT - Ferrari V12 4102 cc N/AS5.0
Luigi ChinettiOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Luigi Chinetti (USA)/Jean Lucas (F)Result: 8th
Grid:
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoFerrari 340 America #0116A - Ferrari V12 4102 cc N/AS5.0
Luigi ChinettiOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Chiron (F)/"Heldé" (F)Result: did not finish (Disqualified)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoFerrari 340 America #0118A - Ferrari V12 4102 cc N/AS5.0
Bill Spear (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Spear (USA)/Johnny Claes (B)
listed, never drove:
Jim Kimberly (USA)
Result: did not finish (Clutch burned)
Grid:
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoFerrari 340 America #0120A - Ferrari V12 4102 cc N/AS5.0
E. R. HallOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eddie Hall (GB)/Giuseppe Navone (I)
listed, never drove:
Piero Taruffi (I)
Result: did not finish (Battery)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoJaguar C-type #XKC 003 - Jaguar XK; no:E1003-81 L6 2v DOHC 3441 cc N/AS5.0
Peter WalkerOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Walker (GB)/Peter Whitehead (GB)Result: winner - (150.466 kph) - margin: 9 laps
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Dunlop
22The car is not available on a photoJaguar C-type #XKC 002 - Jaguar XK; no:E1002-81 L6 2v DOHC 3441 cc N/AS5.0
Stirling MossOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Stirling Moss (GB)/Jack Fairman (GB)Result: did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoBiondetti Special #XKC001 (Maserati) - Jaguar XK; no:E1004-81 L6 3441 cc N/AS5.0
Leslie JohnsonOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Leslie Johnson (GB)/Clemente Biondetti (I)Result: did not finish (Oil pump)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB2 #LML/50/50 - Aston Martin L6 2580 cc N/AS3.0
Aston Martin Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Reg Parnell (GB)/David Hampshire (GB)Result: 7th
Grid:
Colours: dark green (+red)
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB2 #LML/50/55 - Aston Martin L6 2580 cc N/AS3.0
Aston Martin Ltd.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Abecassis (GB)/Brian Shawe-Taylor (GB)Result: 5th
Grid:
Colours: dark green (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB2 #LML/50/8 - Aston Martin L6 2580 cc N/AS3.0
Aston Martin Ltd.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lance Macklin (GB)/Eric Thompson (GB)Result: 3rd 1st in S3.0 (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: dark green (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB2 #LML/50/57 - Aston Martin L6 2580 cc N/AS3.0
P. T. C. ClarkClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter C. T. Clark (GB)/Jack Scott (GB)Result: 13th
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB2 #LML/50/59 - Aston Martin L6 2580 cc N/AS3.0
N. H. MannClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Nigel Mann (GB)/Mortimer Morris-Goodall (GB)Result: 10th
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
30The car is not available on a photoFerrari 212 Export #0078E - Ferrari V12 2563 cc N/AS3.0
Johnny ClaesOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Lariviere (F)/André Guelfi (F)
listed, never drove:
Johnny Claes (B)
Result: did not finish (Fatal accident)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoFerrari 212 Export #0100E - Ferrari no:0067S V12 2563 cc N/AS3.0
Charles Moran (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Moran (USA)/Franco Cornacchia (I)Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
32The car is not available on a photoFerrari 166 MM Berlinetta #0042M - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 1995 cc N/AS2.0
Luigi ChinettiClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Yvonne Simon (F)/Betty Haig (GB)Result: 15th
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
35The car is not available on a photoFrazer Nash Le Mans Replica #421/100/156 - Bristol no:FNS1/28 L6 OHV 1973 cc N/AS2.0
Frazet NashCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eric Winterbottom (GB)/John Marshall (GB)Result: 14th
Grid:
Colours: light green
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoGordini T15S #0019GCS - Gordini no:T15-9 L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Equipe GordiniOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pierre Veyron (F)/Georges Monneret (F)Result: did not finish (Distribution)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoGordini T15S #0018GCS - Gordini no:T16-5?? L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Equipe GordiniOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Manzon (F)/André Simon (F)Result: did not finish (Distribution)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoGordini T15S #0016GCS - Gordini no:T16-1 L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Equipe GordiniClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Behra (F)/Maurice Trintignant (F)Result: did not finish (Camshaft)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
40The car is not available on a photoGordini T15S #0017GCS - Gordini no:T16-7?? L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Equipe GordiniOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: José Scaron (F)/Aldo Gordini (F)Result: did not finish (Fuel pump)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoJowett Jupiter R1 #E1/R1/1 - Jowett F4 1486 cc N/AS1.5
JowettOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Tommy Wisdom (GB)/Tommy Wise (GB)Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
42The car is not available on a photoJowett Jupiter #E1/SA/131R - Jowett F4 1486 cc N/AS1.5
JowettOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bert Hadley (GB)/Charles Goodacre (GB)Result: did not finish (Burnt valve)
Grid:
Colours: metallic green
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoMG TD Mk II #EX172 - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AS1.5
George PhillipsOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Phillips (GB)/Alan Rippon (GB)Result: did not finish (Piston)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
45The car is not available on a photoSimca 8 - L4 1090 cc N/AS1.1
Roger CaronOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Roger Caron (F)/André Guillard (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoAero Minor - F2 749 cc N/AS750
Jacques PochOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Jacques Poch (F)/Maurice Vaselle (F)Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoRenault 4CV 1063 - Renault L4 747 cc N/AS750
Team RenaultClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: François Landon (F)/André Briat (F)Result: 23rd 1st in S750
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoRenault 4CV 1063 - Renault L4 747 cc N/AS750
Team RenaultClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean-Louis Rosier (F)/Jean Estager (F)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoRenault 4CV 1063 - Renault L4 747 cc N/AS750
Jean L. V. SandtClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Sandt (F)/Paul Moser (F)
listed, never drove:
Mme Sandt (F)
Result: did not finish (Fire)
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoRenault 4CV - Renault L4 747 cc N/AS750
Just Emile VernetClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Just-Emile Vernet (F)/Jean Pairard (F)Result: 28th
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoRenault 4CV - Renault L4 747 cc N/AS750
Jacques LecatClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jacques Lecat (F)/Henri Senftleben (F)Result: 26th
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoSatecmo 4CV - Renault L4 747 cc N/AS750
SatecmoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Georges Claude (F)/Pierre Clause (F)Result: did not finish (Ignition)
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoD.B. Antem #755 - Panhard F2 745 cc N/AS750
Automobiles D.B.Open bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Michel Arnaud (F)/Louis Pons (F)Result: 29th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoD.B. Antem #752 - Panhard F2 745 cc N/AS750
Louis EggenOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Eggen (B)/André Beaulieux (F)Result: did not finish (Disqualified)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
58The car is not available on a photoCallista RAN D120 - Panhard F2 611 cc N/AS750
Auguste LachaizeOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean-Paul Colas (F)/Robert Schollmann (F)Result: 27th
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
59The car is not available on a photoCrosley Hotshot # - Crosley L4 2xOHC 726 cc N/AS750
Crosley (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Schrafft/Phil Stiles (USA)Result: did not finish (Electrical)
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoMonopole Sport X84 - Panhard F2 614 cc N/AS750
MonopoleOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean de Montrémy (F)/Jean Hémard (F)Result: 24th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoPanhard Dyna X84 - Panhard F2 611 cc N/AS750
Raymond GaillardOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Raymond Gaillard (F)/Pierre Chancel (F)Result: 25th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
62The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 135CS #46835 - Delahaye L6 3643 cc N/AS5.0
Henry LeblancOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Henry Leblanc (F)/Robert Bertrand (F)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoFerrari 166 MM Barchetta Touring #0068M - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 1995 cc N/AS2.0
René BouchardOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: René Bouchard (F)/Lucien Farnaud (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
TThe car is not available on a photoCunningham C1 #5101
B. S. Cunningham-
-
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB2 - Aston Martin L6 2600 cc
Maurice Faulkner-
Front-engined
Result: did not qualify (Reserve)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
11The car did not arriveTalbot-Lago T26GS - Talbot L6 4483 cc S5.0
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Drivers listed: Johnny Claes (B)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car did not arriveFrazer Nash # - Bristol L6 OHV 1973 cc N/AS2.0
N. R. Culpan-
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Drivers listed: Norman Culpan (GB)/Harold John Aldington (GB)Result: did not arrive (Accident in British Empire Trophy)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car did not arriveTalbot-Lago - Talbot
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Drivers listed: Henri Louveau (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveD.B. #762 - Panhard
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Drivers listed: Georges Trouis (F)/Maurice Gatsonides (NL)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveOsca - Osca
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Drivers listed: Giulio Cabianca (I)/Crovetto/Luigi Piotti (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSimca Gordini - Simca
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Drivers listed: Froilan Gonzalez (RA)/Onofre Marimon (RA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePeugeot 203 Constantin # - Peugeot L4 1400 cc s/c
Alexis Constantin-
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Drivers listed: Alexis Constantin (F)Result: did not arrive (Reserve)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Tim Summers (1) and John Martin (1)
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