Northern Ireland: British troops moved in for the first time 50 years ago

British troops deployed into Northern Ireland for the first time 50 years ago after days of rioting in a Catholic heartland that later spread to Belfast and beyond. Initially planned as a limited intervention to restore order, Operation Banner would last 38 years and become Britain’s longest continuous campaign. – Battle of Bogside – Catholic […]

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