The Twelve Apostles

Michael Collins, the Squad, and Ireland's Fight for Freedom
Product Number: EB00750538
Released: Jan 17, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781510732322
Publisher: Skyhorse
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Description

Ireland, 1919: When Sinn FA©in proclaims DAil Aireann the parliament of the independent Irish republic, London declares the new assembly to be illegal, and a vicious guerrilla war breaks out between republican and crown forces. Michael Collins, intelligence chief of the Irish Republican Army, creates an elite squad whose role is to assassinate British agents and undercover police. The so-called 'Twelve Apostles' will create violent mayhem, culminating in the events of 'Bloody Sunday' in November 1920. Bestselling historian Tim Pat Coogan not only tells the story of Collins' squad, he also examines the remarkable intelligence network of which it formed a part, and which helped to bring the British government to the negotiating table.

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Author(s): Tim Pat Coogan
Original Publish Date: Mar 20, 2018

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