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Ryder, Chris - The Ulster Defence Regiment: An Instrument of Peace - 9780413648006 - KEX0296604
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The Ulster Defence Regiment: An Instrument of Peace

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Description for The Ulster Defence Regiment: An Instrument of Peace Hardcover. 8vo.Very good copy in dustwrapper. Northern Ireland, Ulster. First edition
The newest, and now the largest, regiment in the British Army, the UDR was raised in 1970 to replace the infamous, all-Protestant auxiliary policy force, the B Specials . Despite a substantial number of Catholics originally joining the Regiment, it is now, after a campaign of intimidation and murder by the IRA, 97 per cent Protestant, and its reputation has been marred, in Catholic eyes, by the involvement of UDR soldiers in a catalogue of crime and Loyalist terrorism. A spate of leaks of sensitive security information in 1989, and evidence that this was used to target IRA suspects ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Methuen Publishing Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780413648006
SKU
KEX0296604
Shipping Time
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