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The Irish Army In The Congo, 1960-1964

The Far Battalions

by David O"Donoghue

  • 343 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Irish Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: World,
  • Military Science,
  • History,
  • Civil War, 1960-1965,
  • History - General History,
  • Irish,
  • Ireland.,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Armed Forces,
  • Peace,
  • Africa - Central,
  • 20th century,
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7834297M
    ISBN 100716528185
    ISBN 109780716528180

    This book is dedicated to the twenty-six Irish soldiers who died while on active service with the United Nations in the Congo between and and to the Irish peacekeepers who still. D. O’Donoghue, The Irish Army in the Congo – The Far Battalions (Dublin, ). That field of glory. The story of Clontarf, from battleground to garden suburb Read More.

    Description. The early s saw Europe’s first conflict for almost 40 years when bitter fighting broke out in the former Yugoslav republic. Colonel Colm Doyle of the Irish Defence Forces found himself in the midst of this appalling civil war when, in October , he became first a European Community Monitor and almost immediately Head of the Monitor Mission in besieged Sarajevo. Irish soldiers serving in the Congo perform an improvised piece of music for the cameras. On 16 July 'Broadsheet' broadcast a report on Irish soldiers serving in the Congo.

      In September , another chapter in Irish military history should have been written into the annals, but it is a tale that lay shrouded in dust for years. The men of A Company, Thirty-Fifth Irish Infantry Battalion, arrived in the Congo as a United Nations contingent to help keep the s: The Irish Army in the Congo – The Far Battalions (Reprinted ed.). Irish Academic Press. pp. – ISBN 0 7. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list ; Foghlú, Sean Ó. No White Feather. Book Republic. ISBN


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Adrian Jones. The Irish Defence Forces Experiences in the UN forces in the Congo – Introduction. It is fifty years since Irish soldiers went to serve as part of a United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Congo. This book covers the participation of the Irish forces, specifically "A" Company, 35th Battalion of the Irish Army during the UN intervention in the Congo and Katanga province in and I really thought this was more of a star book then 3 but it is better than a 2.

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