Grounded in Eire
  • Author : Ralph Keefer
  • Release Date : 03 February 2023
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 13 : 0773511423

Grounded in Eire Book Summary

The story of two RAF fliers interned in Ireland during World War II.

Grounded in Eire

Grounded in Eire

Author : Ralph Keefer
Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The story of two RAF fliers interned in Ireland during World War II....

That Neutral Island

That Neutral Island

Author : Clair Wills
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Genre : History
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Of the countries that remained neutral during the Second World War, none was more controversial than Ireland, with accusations of betrayal and hypocrisy poisoning the media. Whereas previous histories of Ireland in the war years have focused on high politics, That Neutral Island brings to life the atmosphere of a ...

Behind the Green Curtain

Behind the Green Curtain

Author : T. Ryle Dwyer
Publisher : Gill & Macmillan
Genre : History
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Behind the Green Curtain goes beyond any previous book in examining the myth of Irish wartime neutrality....

Britain  Ireland and the Second World War

Britain Ireland and the Second World War

Author : Ian S. Wood
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : History
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For Britain the Second World War exists in popularmemory as a time of heroic sacrifice, survival and ultimate victory overFascism. In the Irish state the years 1939-1945 are still remembered simplyas 'the Emergency'. Eire was one of many small states which in 1939 chosenot to stay out of the war but ...

Northern Ireland in the Second World War

Northern Ireland in the Second World War

Author : Brian Barton
Publisher : Ulster Historical Foundation
Genre : Social Science
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What was the full impact of the Second World War on Northern Ireland and how important was its role in the allied cause? This book assesses Northern Ireland's contribution to the war effort—its industrial production, its use as a base and training center for British and American troops, its ...

Northern Ireland  the United States and the Second World War

Northern Ireland the United States and the Second World War

Author : Simon Topping
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : History
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In Northern Ireland, The United States and the Second World War, Simon Topping analyses the American military presence in Northern Ireland during the war, examining the role of the government at Stormont in managing this 'friendly invasion', the diplomatic and military rationales for the deployment, the attitude of Americans to ...

Guarding Neutral Ireland

Guarding Neutral Ireland

Author : Michael J. Kennedy
Publisher : Four Courts PressLtd
Genre : History
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In classic quadruple-stamped hardcover clothing, Issue 39 offers a whole lot to behold--Elmore Leonard’s latest Karen Sisco caper and Roberto Bolaño’s Neochilean road trip, J.T.K. Belle’s unkillable bovine and Benjamin Weissman’s Louella Tarantula, Julie Hecht on Marimekko dresses and Jess Walter on going to ...

Guests of the State

Guests of the State

Author : T. Ryle Dwyer
Publisher : Irish Books & Media
Genre : Ireland
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Tells the unique story of the Allied and Axis serviceman interned in Ireland during World War II. The first account of this small corner of the war in Europe - a story which is surprisingly full of humorous detail and incident....