Guerilla Days in Ireland.

By: Barry Tom

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Outer edges of pages a little grubby bottom spine edge, generally a vg copy.Seven weeks before the Truce in July 1921 the British presence in County Cork was 8,800 front line ainfantry troops, 1,150 Blace and Tans, 540 Auxiliaries, 2080 machine gun corps, artillery and other units a total of over 12,500 men. Against these British forces stood the Irish Republican Army whose Flying Colums never exceeded 310 riflemen in the whole of the County of Cork, men moreover with "no experience of war,untrained in the use of arms, with no tactical training, practically unarmed. This is the extraordinary story of the fght between those two unequal forces, which ended in the withdrawl of the British from 26 counties. In particular it is the story of the West Cork Flying Column under Tom Barry, it's commander of genius.

Title: Guerilla Days in Ireland.

Author Name: Barry Tom

Categories: Irish History, Irish Interest, Cork, Military, IRA, West Cork,

Edition: Reprint.

Publisher: Dublin, Anvil Books.: 1989

ISBN Number: 0947962344

ISBN Number 13: 9780947962340

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 007314

Keywords: IRISH HISTORY/IRISH POLITICS/GENERAL IRISH INTEREST/IRISH MILITARY./BLACK AND TANS