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Posted by alex in Ireland, white nationalism at 11:23 pm | Permanent Link
Ireland: The Chilling Story of the Black and Tans
The Independent (London)
Although the Black and Tans force was deployed for only a couple of years, from 1920 to 1922, nationalist Ireland still associates it with murder, brutality, massacre and indiscipline in the years leading to southern Ireland’s independence. … In this instance, its reputation is not based on any republican propaganda and exaggeration, since there is no dispute that “the Tans” killed and destroyed on a large scale. Nor did they make any secret of their ferocious reprisals.