The Irish Civil War 1922–23

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The Irish Civil War 1922–23

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In this follow-up to the acclaimed The Anglo-Irish War, Peter Cottrell explores the Irish Civil War, a devastating conflict that tore Ireland apart. This book examines the many factions that played a part in the fighting and the terror and counter-terror operations, focusing on the short bloody battles that witnessed more deaths than the preceding years during the struggle for the Free State. Cottrell particularly focuses on the contrasting styles of leadership and the conduct of combat operations by the IRA and the National Army, providing a fascinating study for all students of Irish history as well as military history.

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Published Jun 06 2014
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781472810335
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Series Essential Histories
Short code ESS
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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