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IRA : The Bombs and the Bullets: a History of Deadly Ingenuity (Paperback)

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As a leading expert on non-conventional weapons and explosives, the author focuses on the bombs and explosives and shows how the IRA became the most adept and experienced insurgency group the world has ever seen through their bombing expertise and how - after generations of conflict - it all came to an end. The book is a comprehensive account of more than 150 years of Irish republican strategic, tactical, and operational details and analysis covering the IRA''s mission, doctrine, targeting, and acquisition of weapons and explosives. Oppenheimer also colourfully presents the story behind the bombs; those who built and deployed them, those who had to deal with and dismantle them, and those who suffered or died from them. He analyses where, how, and why the IRA''s bombs were built, targeted and deployed and explores what the IRA was hoping to accomplish in its unrivalled campaign of violence and insurgency through covert acquisition, training, intelligence and counter-intelligence. The b


Publisher Irish Academic Pr
Mfg Part# 9780716528951
SKU 209180013
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0716528959
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0387
Publisher Irish Academic Press
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