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  1. M

    Tidworth Shooting

    I think I may be going mad. When in Tidworth in 1974/75 my CO was shot in the foot by a L/cpl who was recruited by the IRA. He was caught as he tried to escape via a London Railway Station. I’ve tried searching on Google but can’t find anything. Anyone remember this?
  2. guzzijon

    Two Paratroopers Charged with 1972 Murder.

    Well, it was kind of inevitable I suppose but it seems that two paratroopers who allegedly shot Joe McCann as he fled from the RUC in 1972 have been charged. Ex-para who may face court over IRA man's death slams justice system - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Shame our wonderful politicians didn't...
  3. Bad CO

    IRA Volunteer with Victoria Cross

    Whilst browsing some articles related to the 1916 Easter Uprising, I came across the following article which I think is typically Irish. I particularly like the fact that "he was an active member of the IRA when he journeyed to London in November 1920 to join an honour guard of Victoria Cross...
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