A salute to Ireland's patriots from the "Border Campaign" era.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Volunteers Handbook, 1956
"A Handbook for Volunteers of the Irish Republican Army, issued by General Headquarters, 1956"
Issued shortly before the campaign commenced, this manual was anonymously written by Sean Cronin and contains an outline of Republican history and philosophy, his notes on guerrilla warfare, and a briefing on military tech of the era.