Battle of Belfast.

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Published by Clann na hEireann in London .

Written in English

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  • Irish Republican Army (Official).

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Clann na hEireann - emigrants section of official Republican movement (Official Sinn Fein).

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ContributionsClann na hEireann., Sinn Fein (Official)
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20206823M

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The violence began when a car bomb, planted by Ulster loyalists, exploded outside a crowded public house in the mainly Irish nationalist and Catholic district of Ballymurphy.

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