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Here are events from Wiltshire that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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First Atomic Explosion - 1945, Stirling Moss is first Englishman to win the British Grand Prix - 1955, Helicopter Crashes off Scilly - 1983

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