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The IRA bombing campaign against Britain, 1939/1940

Author: Joseph McKenna
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This account describes how initial attacks on economic targets turned into a series of terror bombings causing the deaths of seven innocent people. The author covers the political situation in Ireland prior to the attacks, recruiting and training of the bombers, the bombing campaign and the trial of two men for the murder of five people in Coventry"--
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McKenna, Joseph.
IRA bombing campaign against Britain, 1939/1940
(DLC) 2016000167
(OCoLC)934382987
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph McKenna
ISBN: 9781476623726 1476623724
OCLC Number: 940501711
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The campaign is launched --
More bombs --
The railway bombs --
Prevention of Violence (Temporary Provisions) Act --
Coventry, 25 August --
The arrest and trial of the Coventry bombers --
Sentence and appeal --
The end of the campaign --
The Irish response to the campaign --
Release, repatriation and reflection --
Appendices: I. The "S" plan --
II. Persons convicted in Great Britain in connection with the IRA campaign during 1939/1940 --
III. Expulsion orders under the Prevention of Violence Act 1939.
Responsibility: Joseph McKenna.

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"This account describes how initial attacks on economic targets turned into a series of terror bombings causing the deaths of seven innocent people. The author covers the political situation in Ireland prior to the attacks, recruiting and training of the bombers, the bombing campaign and the trial of two men for the murder of five people in Coventry"--

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