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Guarding neutral Ireland

Kennedy, Michael

Guarding neutral Ireland

the Coast Watching Service and military intelligence, 1939-1945

by Kennedy, Michael

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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ireland. -- Marine and Coast Watching Service.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- Ireland.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Ireland.,
  • Watchtowers -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1922-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-338) and index.

    StatementMichael Kennedy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S7 K426 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 358 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22978450M
    ISBN 101846820979
    ISBN 109781846820977
    LC Control Number2008431730

    Ireland has been neutral in international relations since the s. The nature of Irish neutrality has varied over time, and has been contested since the s. Historically, the state was a "non-belligerent" in the Second World War (see Irish neutrality during World War II) and has never joined NATO, although during the Cold War it was anti-communist and aloof from the Non-Aligned Movement. Brian Girvin has written a fresh and original history of Ireland between and Drawing on new sources and recent scholarship, he tells the story of what is known as ‘The Emergency’ in Ireland, but elsewhere as the Second World War. Despite Ireland still being a member of the Commonwealth, Eamon de Valera refused to join the war against Nazi Germany and declared his country neutral.3/5(2).

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