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Fallen : Gardaí Killed in Service, 1922 to 1949 - by Colm Wallace (Paperback)

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In 1922 the fledgling Irish Free State decided to replace the RIC with the Civic Guard (An Garda Síochána). This new Irish police force found itself dealing with an unsettled population, many of whom were suspicions of law and order after centuries of forceful policing by the British. It was decided that the Gardaí would uphold the law with the consent of the people however, and that they would remain unarmed. This brave decision may have been popular with ordinary Irishmen and women, but it left members of the force vulnerable to attack and even murder. Many Gardaí met their death in the first decades of the Irish State. This is their story.
Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Political Science, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Colm Wallace
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2018
TCIN: 53200580
UPC: 9780750983761
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-7147
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