Operation Banner: The British Army in Northern Ireland 1969-2007 by Nick Van Der Bijl
English | 20 Aug. 2009 | ISBN: 1844159566 | 272 Pages | EPUB (True) | 16.25 MB
The book opens by setting the historic backdrop to The Troubles. In summer 1969 the annual Loyalist marching season sparked violence in Londonderry which spread rapidly. After three days of violence the British Government deployed troops in support of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.