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Victory and woe

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An account of life at the grassroots during the Irish War of Independence and the Civil War by the Officer Commanding, 2nd Battalion, West Limerick Brigade of the Irish Volunteers. Mossie Harnett (1893-1977), who fought on the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War, describes his early life on a farm in Tournafulla in the southwest corner of Limerick, his enrolment in the Irish Volunteers in 1915, and his involvement in the conflict until his release from a Free State prison in 1923.;In an appendix, the British troops' little-known and short-lived practice of taking hostages in order to protect themselves is vividly described by Mossie's cousin, Dr Edward Harnett, who was taken hostage in spring 1921.
Condition: Very good

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Author(s):
Mossie Harnett
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1900621789
ISBN-13:
9781900621786
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
University College Dublin Press
Title:
Victory and Woe: The West Limerick Brigade in the War of Independence

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An account of life at the grassroots during the Irish War of Independence and the Civil War by the Officer Commanding, 2nd Battalion, West Limerick Brigade of the Irish Volunteers. Mossie Harnett (1893-1977), who fought on the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War, describes his early life on a farm in Tournafulla in the southwest corner of Limerick, his enrolment in the Irish Volunteers in 1915, and his involvement in the conflict until his release from a Free State prison in 1923.;In an appendix, the British troops' little-known and short-lived practice of taking hostages in order to protect themselves is vividly described by Mossie's cousin, Dr Edward Harnett, who was taken hostage in spring 1921.
Condition: Very good

Author(s):
Mossie Harnett
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1900621789
ISBN-13:
9781900621786
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
University College Dublin Press
Title:
Victory and Woe: The West Limerick Brigade in the War of Independence

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