Sir Malcolm Campbell

(1885—1948) holder of land and water speed records

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(1885–1948) British world speed record holder.

In 1935, he became the first man to reach a land speed of 300mph (483km/h), accomplished in Bluebird at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats, USA. He also set a water record of 227km/h (141mph).


Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).