The Black and Tans: The Special Police in Ireland 1919-1921

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-- Although only a small proportion of the British forces in Ireland, The Black and Tans were the fiercest and most feared, sent in March of 1920 by Lloyd George's Coalition Cabinet to make Ireland a hell for rebels to live in. -- They could arrest and imprison anyone at any time. They murdered civilians. They wore a strange mixture of dark green tunis, khaki trousers, black belts, and odd headgear. -- Richard Bennett, a Lt. Colonel in the Army Bureau of Current Affairs, provides an accurate account of this harrowing period ...

The Black and Tans: The Special Police in Ireland 1919-1921 2002, MetroBooks (NY)

ISBN-13: 9781586636074

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