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The Secret Army: A history of the IRA, 1916-1970 J. Bowyer Bell

The Secret Army: A history of the IRA, 1916-1970

J. Bowyer Bell

Published November 9th 1972
ISBN : 9780722118146
Paperback
472 pages
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The Secret Army is the definitive work on the Irish Republican Army. It is an absorbing account of a movement that has had a profound effect on the shaping of the modern Irish state. A culmination of twenty-five years of work, it reflects BellsMoreThe Secret Army is the definitive work on the Irish Republican Army. It is an absorbing account of a movement that has had a profound effect on the shaping of the modern Irish state. A culmination of twenty-five years of work, it reflects Bells unique access to the leadership of the Republican movement. His contacts with all involved -- including British politicians, policemen, and arms smugglers -- explain why The Secret Army remains the fundamental book on the subject. This edition is a complete revision and includes vast quantities of new information.