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Easter Rising 1916: Birth of the Irish Republic (SC) - Osprey - OS7180

Easter Rising 1916: Birth of the Irish Republic (SC) - Osprey - OS7180


 
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Campaign 180. On Easter Monday 1916, Irish nationalists launched a rebellion from the steps of the Dublin General Post Office and proclaimed an Irish Republic. The British military response drove the rebels back in violent street fighting until they surrendered on 29 April. The leaders pf the rising were tried by court martial. 15 were summarily executed and a further 3,500 'sympathizers' imprisoned. Thoroughly examines the politics behind the Easter Rising and the tatics employed to counter it. 96 pages.