Irish Volunteers in the Second World War

Author Richard Doherty
Condition Very Good
Cover Type Hardback

This book looks at the contributions of a range of Irish men and women to the Allied cause between 1939 and 1945. Many Irish soldiers served in armoured regiments from the desert to Germany itself while a surprisingly large number were Gunners in the Royal Artillery with service throughout the globe and also on merchant ships. Those who served in the Merchant Navy and Ireland’s Mercantile Marine are remembered as are the many who became prisoners of war…The book includes a chapter on Hitler’s Irish allies, including Edward Joyce (Lord Haw Haw)…”. The book also covers some of the Irish medal winners of the war