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Title:
The World War II years : the Irish emergency : an illustrated history
Author:
Litton, Helen.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Dublin, Ireland : Wolfhound Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
144 pages : illustrations (som color), maps (some color) ; 20 cm
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780863278594
Format :
Book

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Central Library D754.I5 L58 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This account of Ireland during World War II years challenges a few entrenched perceptions; the question of De Valera's role and of Ireland's neutrality is explored along with a full assessment of the Irish contribution to the war in terms of soldier volunteers and special expertise.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 9
1 Government Actionp. 17
2 Neutralityp. 26
3 German Spies and the IRAp. 42
4 Censorshipp. 48
5 Northern Irelandp. 59
6 In Uniform at Home and Abroadp. 81
7 Ireland and the Holocaustp. 94
8 Workers at Home and Abroadp. 101
9 The Impact of Warp. 109
10 Aftermathp. 129
Bibliographyp. 137
Indexp. 140

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