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It attacked in two waves, the 1st battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers, and 7th battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, were to lead off, with the remaining two battalions following in support. However, the Anti-Treaty IRA lacked an effective command structure, a clear strategy and sufficient arms. The British government, led by Sir Charles Trevelyan, assistant secretary to the Treasury (dubbed the “Victorian Cromwell”), appeared far more concerned with modernising Ireland’s economy and reforming its people’s “aboriginal” nature than with saving lives.

Pages: 253

Publisher: Walker & Co (February 1986)

ISBN: 0802708854

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