978-1-85182-523-3 / 1851825231

Irish Volunteers in the Second World War

by Doherty, Richard

Publisher:Four Courts Press



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["...this book looks at the contributions of a range of Irish men and women to the Allied cause between 1939 and 1945. Many Irish soldiers served in armoured regiments from the desert to Germany itself while a surprisingly large number were Gunners in the Royal Artillery with service throughout the globe and also on merchant ships. Those who served in the Merchant Navy and Ireland's Mercantile Marine are remembered as are the many who became prisoners of war...The book includes a chapter on Hitler's Irish allies, including Edward Joy