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Published: 01 September 2018

400 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786940971

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An Army of Tribes

British Army Cohesion, Deviancy and Murder in Northern Ireland

Edward Burke

Liverpool University Press

  • First book on British Army small unit cohesion and deviancy during Operation Banner
  • Compares military deviancy and criminality during Operation Banner with previous and subsequent British Army counter-insurgency campaigns
  • Presents evidence that US Navy sailors were sympathetic to the cause and volunteered to join the IRA
  • Draws on a wealth of interviews with soldiers and police officers that served in Northern Ireland during the early years of Operation Banner