Erskine Childers, the author of this book, was one of the most fascinating figures or the early 20th century. Best known today for his thriller 'The Riddle of the Sands' a nautical yarn which employed Childers' skill as a yachtsman to warn Britain of the growing threat posed by Germany in the run-up to the Great War, he later ironically was notorious for running rifles in his yacht to Irish republicans, of whom he became a fanatical supporter. He was eventually shot by a firing squad of the Irish Free State forces for ...

War and the Arme Blanche 2015, Andesite Press

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War and the Arme Blanche 2010, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

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War and the Arme Blanche (1910) 2010, Kessinger Publishing

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