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Éire in the Emergency and the Irish in Britain

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the Irish state and its people, the social memory of the period 1939 to 1945 was defined by the relative deprivations brought about by the Emergency. Without the movement of labour to Britain, ... More


Fanatic Hearts: the IRA, 1939–45

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Emergency years drew the IRA into attacks on both sides of the Irish border and in Britain, which proved to be beyond its resources. It was severely hit by coercive measures applied against it by ... More


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