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In Time of War

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Description for In Time of War Paperback. From an award-winning journalist, this is a study of Ireland during the Second World War. It covers a range of topics, from German U-boats to conscription attempts in Northern Ireland. It also talks about Ireland's neutrality during the period, which is relevant for contemporary times. Num Pages: 672 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 188 x 112 x 38. Weight in Grams: 712.
When the Union Jack was hauled down over the Atlantic naval ports of Cobh, Berehaven and Lough Swilly in 1939, the Irish were jubilant. But in London, Churchhill brooded on the 'incomprehensible' act of surrendering three of the Royal Navy's finest ports when Europe was about to go to war. Eighteen months later, Churchill was talking of military action against Ireland. He demanded the return of the ports and the Irish made ready to defend their country against British as well as German invasion. In Northern Ireland, a Unionist Government vainly tried ... Read more

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About Robert Fisk
Robert Fisk is Foreign Correspondent of the London Independent, based in the Middle East. An expert on Middle Eastern affairs and contemporary global conflicts, he has won more British and international journalism awards than any other foreign correspondent and is a seven-time winner of the British Press Award’s Foreign Reporter of the Year award. He is the bestselling author of ... Read more

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