This has brightened up a very dull weekend . If it wasn't the end of Aug, I would have had this down as an April fools joke. Irish generals plotted to attack UK forces in Ulster "Ireland plotted to send special forces to attack BBC studios in Belfast as part of plans to invade Northern Ireland, it emerged yesterday. Codenamed 'Exercise Armageddon', the operations against British targets in 1969 would have stunned the world." "With just 2,000 soldiers, they knew they could not mount a conventional military campaign against Britain's vastly superior numbers. "!t seemed, however, that doubts about their ability to wage such a campaign won the day, and the proposals were abandoned." âA retired senior British officer who served in Northern Ireland, Michael Dewar, said the Irish would have faced annihilation.â 'It is an absurdity to think that a puny military force like the Irish Army could in any form take on the British Army Full article here:- http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1210141/Irish-generals-plotted-attack-UK-forces-Ulster.html P.S. If this has been done already, please zap it.