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Ireland’s Wars: The Christmas Raid

The IRA’s initial efforts to launch a new offensive against Great Britain, and to play a part in the wider geopolitical confrontation in Europe, had proved a failure. Undone by one spectacular case of bombing the wrong target and by … Continue reading

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All Hell Let Loose (Max Hastings)

I wrote a wide ranging piece on Max Hastings latest historical narrative earlier this year, discussing the segments aimed towards Ireland’s neutrality in the Second World War. As promised, I’ve finally gotten round to reviewing it properly. All Hell Let … Continue reading

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