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Ireland’s Wars: The Second World War In 1944

1944 opened with the Allies in a very strong position on every front, but still with a number of difficult obstacles between them and a final victory over the Axis. In the East, Russian advances were being bought with an … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Rathgar Road Shootout

The IRA was not in a good position going into the Autumn of 1940. The S-Plan had stuttered to an uninspiring conclusion. The Christmas Raid had left the organisation with more problems than benefits. Its leading light had died onboard … Continue reading

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