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Secret Victory: The Intelligence War that beat the IRA



This book poses a simple, but hitherto under examined subject regarding the effectiveness of the RUC Special Branch in combating violent subversion during the Northern Ireland crisis: a challenging topic, surrounded as it is by historical contention, political dispute and the innate secrecy of the Branch’s work. This has conspired to produce a lack of informed commentary on the topic, which this work successfully redresses. The structure is well thought out and the writing itself is…

Secret Victory

Author : William Matchett  |  Pub Date : 2016  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1527202054
ISBN 13 : 9781527202054

Secret Victory is captivating and disturbing in equal measure. It reveal's how the IRA was infiltrated, degraded and strategically defeated - at times with violent and deadly conse..



Charlie One

Author : Se├ín Hartnett  |  Pub Date : 2016-09-21  |  Publisher : Merrion Press

ISBN 10 : 9781785370861
ISBN 13 : 1785370863

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The Informer

Author : Sean O'Callaghan  |  Pub Date : 1998  |  Publisher : Corgi Books

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105023460897
ISBN 13 :

In 1988 IRA terrorist Sean O'Callaghan walked into a police station and gave himself up. Sentenced to 539 years' imprisonment for IRA crimes including two murders and many terroris..



Brits

Author : Peter Taylor  |  Pub Date : 2014-05-29  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781408854921
ISBN 13 : 1408854929

In the final part of his trilogy exploring 'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland, Peter Taylor talks to undercover agents of the British state and reveals for the first time the hidde..




Buried Lives

Author : Robin Bury  |  Pub Date : 2017-02-01  |  Publisher : The History Press

ISBN 10 : 9780750965705
ISBN 13 : 0750965703

The early twentieth century saw the transformation of the southern Irish Protestants from a once strong people into an isolated, pacified community. Their influence, status and num..



A Force Like No Other

Author : Colin Breen  |  Pub Date : 2017  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1780731698
ISBN 13 : 9781780731698

In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer. Now, for the first time, the men and women who policed the Troubles tell thei..



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