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A most reliable man : volume II of the years of deception trilogy / Gerard Murphy.

By: Murphy, Gerard, 1956-.
Publisher: [Dublin] : KDP Publications, 2020Description: 227 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788555814784.Other title: The years of deception trilogy.Subject(s): Irish Republican Army | Irish Republican Army | Ireland -- History -- Partition, 1921 | Ireland -- History -- Military intelligence. -- War of Independence, 1919-1921DDC classification: 941.50821 Summary: A Most Reliable Man details the career of the most important agent British Intelligence placed in the IRA between 1914 and 1922 and outlines the many instances in which his activities undermined the IRA. Based on a forensic examination of British military and police intelligence records on Ireland, it shows how the British authorities were provided with information that led to widespread arrests of rebel leaders, the interception and prevention of arms smuggling and IRA units being drawn into traps in which they were wiped out. - Book cover.
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Summer 2022
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A Most Reliable Man details the career of the most important agent British Intelligence placed in the IRA between 1914 and 1922 and outlines the many instances in which his activities undermined the IRA. Based on a forensic examination of British military and police intelligence records on Ireland, it shows how the British authorities were provided with information that led to widespread arrests of rebel leaders, the interception and prevention of arms smuggling and IRA units being drawn into traps in which they were wiped out. - Book cover.

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