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Security Forces in Northern Ireland 1969-92

Security Forces in Northern Ireland 1969-92
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Security Forces in Northern Ireland 1969-92
by Osprey
Author: Tim Ripley, Mike Chappell
Publish Year: 1993
Pages: 64
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2147660625
Mfg. part #: OSPELI044
Type: Softcover


The conflict in Northern Ireland remains unlike any other campaign conducted by the British Army this century. There have been no set-piece battles, no decisive victories or crushing defeats; just a grinding, relentless series of small scale operations in response to riots, bombings, sectarian murders and terrorist ambushes. Tim Ripley, a specialist in modern military affairs and research associate at Lancaster University's Centre for Defense and International Security Studies, profiles the operations, tactics, uniforms and equipment of the British and Irish Security Forces and the main terrorist groups involved in 'the Troubles' from 1969-92.