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Michael Collins and the Anglo-Irish War : Britain's counterinsurgency failure

Author: J B E Hittle
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As leader of the Irish Republican Brotherhood and then the Irish Republican Army (IRA), Michael Collins developed a bold, new strategy to use against the British administration of Ireland in the early twentieth century. His goal was to attack its well-established system of spies and informers, wear down British forces with a sustained guerrilla campaign, and force a political settlement that would lead to a free  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
biografi
Named Person: Michael Collins; Michael Collins; Michael Collins; Michael Collins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J B E Hittle
ISBN: 9781597975353 1597975354 9781612341286 1612341284
OCLC Number: 728102138
Description: xxv, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 England's Troubled Colony 1 --
2 Colonial Security Policy 10 --
3 The Irish Nationalist 33 --
4 The Phoenix 47 --
5 Revolution in Earnest 60 --
6 In the Shadow of Gunmen 72 --
7 Spies at the Window 91 --
8 Unification by Force 113 --
9 Within the Gates 141 --
10 Endgame 185 --
11 Conclusion 216.
Responsibility: J.B.E. Hittle.

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