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The Resource Ground truths : British Army operations in the Irish War of Independence, edited with an introduction and commentary by W.H. Kautt

Ground truths : British Army operations in the Irish War of Independence, edited with an introduction and commentary by W.H. Kautt

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Ground truths : British Army operations in the Irish War of Independence
Title
Ground truths
Title remainder
British Army operations in the Irish War of Independence
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edited with an introduction and commentary by W.H. Kautt
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eng
Summary
In 1922, just after the end of the Irish War for Independence, the British Army's 'Irish Command' drafted an official four-volume historical record of their experiences and understanding of the war in Ireland. Entitled 'The Record of the Rebellion in Ireland, 1919<U+0127> �1921 and the part played by the Army in Dealing with It', this annotated collection is based on the first of those four volumes and is edited to include material that was missed, incorrect or deliberately changed by the authors before final drafts concluded. Largely a defence of the perception that the British army 'lost' the war in Ireland, this collection of original documents features aspects of everyday warfare such as military intelligence worries and rebel press propaganda, as well as the more intense key moments of the War of Independence, such as the arrest and death of Terrence McSwiney, the murder of Thomas MacCurtain, the hunger-strikes of 1920, the murders of British Army officers that subsequently led to the Croke Park massacre on 21st November 1920, and the arrests of Arthur Griffith and Eamon De Valera. Essentially the testimony of the British Army Officers who lead the fight against the Irish republicans, the text is an exciting and original insight into the experiences and operations on a side of the War of Independence rarely studied in Irish history <U+0127> � the British --
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Kautt, W. H
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illustrations
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • Great Britain
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Ground truths : British Army operations in the Irish War of Independence, edited with an introduction and commentary by W.H. Kautt
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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FIEb17498867
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9780716532200
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1088460815
Label
Ground truths : British Army operations in the Irish War of Independence, edited with an introduction and commentary by W.H. Kautt
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
FIEb17498867
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9780716532200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1088460815

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