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British Voices free pdf reland's War of Independence generated a wealth of published material but little from a British perspective. Yet many British servicemen left fascinating accounts of their time in Ireland from 1918 to 1921. These eyewitnesses describe military operations, the IRA, the Irish, their own forces' actions, morale and relationships with local communities. Secret contacts between the British and the IRA and the use and abuse of intelligence are also detailed. It will surprise readers to learn many servicemen felt they were let down by British politicians agreeing to a truce and treaty. Others are outspoken in their dislike of war and the campaign. The author has gone deep into British military archives to unearth their stories.

About William Sheehan

DR WILLIAM SHEEHAN is an honours graduate of University College Cork and he has an MA in history from the Open University. From Kanturk in County Cork, he has worked in the Health Services and has recently completed a PhD on the British Army in Ireland during the Irish War of Independence. This book is the final volume in a trilogy that includes British Voices (2005) and Fighting For Dublin (2007). His PhD thesis, A Hard Local War will be published by The Collins Press in 2010.

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Author : William Sheehan
Publisher : The Collins Press
Data Published : 23 February 2011
ISBN : 1848890524
EAN : 9781848890527
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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