Ireland, the United Nations and the Congo: A Military and Diplomatic History, 1960-1

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Now available in paperback! In 1961, Irish UN peacekeepers went into combat in the Congolese province of Katanga. It was the Irish Defense Forces' first experience of active service since 1923. Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O'Brien headed the UN mission in Katanga. Former chief of staff of the defense forces, Lt.Gen. Sean MacEoin, was in overall command of UN troops in the Congo. When Irish units suffered casualties and men were taken prisoner as the fighting in Katanga continued, the crisis facing Taoiseach Sean Lemass ...

Ireland, the United Nations and the Congo: A Military and Diplomatic History, 1960-1 2017, Four Courts Press

ISBN-13: 9781846826566

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Ireland, the United Nations and the Congo: A Military and Diplomatic History, 1960-1 2014, Four Courts Press, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9781846825231

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