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Times of troubles : Britain's war in Northern Ireland

Author: Andrew Sanders; Ian S Wood
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first academic study of the British Army in Northern Ireland. It investigates the complex experiences of English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish soldiers alike during the often-controversial Operation Banner 1969-2007. The experiences of these soldiers raise many important and difficult questions on war and policy. When do 'troubles', riots and insurgency become war? How does a liberal state respond to an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Sanders; Ian S Wood
ISBN: 0748646558 9780748646555 0748646566 9780748646562
OCLC Number: 769744413
Description: xi, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
British soldiers on the front line, 1970 --
The battle for Belfast --
Belfast: winning the battle --
Derry's walls --
War on the border --
Unlawful force? --
'At least I took no lives ... ' --
The secret war --
Full circle? Drumcree and withdrawal.
Responsibility: Andrew Sanders and Ian S. Wood.

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How 'The Troubles' in Ulster defined the Scottish and British military experience post-WW2 'Bloody Sunday' is one of the iconic moments in British History, but what were the experiences of the  Read more...
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