Bloody Sunday: How Michael Collins' Agents Assassinated British Secret Service Agents by James Gleeson recommended by the Committee.
A detailed, comprehensive account of the most crucial event in Ireland's struggle for independence.
The infamous day under scrutiny is November 21, 1920, the date upon which IRA operatives assassinated 14 British secret agents in Dublin under orders from Michael Collins. The 1962 volume provides a detailed chronicle of the behind-the-scenes events leading up to and after the killings. The text is buttressed with period photos, and this edition has an introduction by Dermot McEvoy, author of the fictional Collins portrait Terrible Angel, which also is making its paperback debut (ISBN 1-59228-417-5). Get your Irish up and have both on hand for St. Patrick's Day. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.