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A guide to Irish military heritage

Author: Brian Hanley
Publisher: Dublin : Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, ©2004.
Series: Maynooth research guides for Irish local history, no. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the twentieth century alone, Irish men and women fought in two world wars, a revolution and civil war in Ireland itself, in the armies of Britain and the Commonwealth, the United States, and on both sides in the Boer War and Spanish Civil War, additionally they engaged in numerous peacekeeping missions with the United Nations. While often very tragic, this military heritage is also of great interest to Irish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local history
Military history
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hanley, Brian.
Guide to Irish military heritage.
Dublin : Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607367647
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Hanley
ISBN: 1851827889 9781851827886 1851827897 9781851827893
OCLC Number: 57186317
Description: 118 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. How to use the book --
3. Archival collections --
4. Battlefields, castles, heritage sites and museums --
5. Libraries and institutions and world-wide web --
6. The world-wide web --
Military Heritage Trust of Ireland.
Series Title: Maynooth research guides for Irish local history, no. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Hanley.

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In the twentieth century alone, Irish men and women fought in two world wars, a revolution and civil war in Ireland itself, in the armies of Britain and the Commonwealth, the United States, and on both sides in the Boer War and Spanish Civil War, additionally they engaged in numerous peacekeeping missions with the United Nations. While often very tragic, this military heritage is also of great interest to Irish people at home and abroad. This Guide is designed to help those who wish to know more about this dimension of our history. Commissioned by the military Heritage of Ireland Trust, it aims to help illuminate Ireland's military history in its broadest sense, taking an inclusive view of the service of Irish men and women historically.

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