Irish Officers in the British Forces, 1922-45

Authors: O'Connor, S.

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Irish Officers in the British forces, 1922-45 looks at the reasons why young Irish people took the king's commission, including the family tradition, the school influence and the employment motive. It explores their subsequent experiences in the forces and the responses in independent Ireland to the continuation of this British military connection.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    O’Connor, Steven

    Pages 1-14

  • Who Became an Officer?

    O’Connor, Steven

    Pages 15-41

  • ‘I was born into an Army family’: Irish Officers and the Family Tradition

    O’Connor, Steven

    Pages 42-55

  • ‘A great training school for the army’: Irish Officers and the School Influence

    O’Connor, Steven

    Pages 56-82

  • ‘We were an unwanted surplus’: Irish Medical Emigration and the British Forces

    O’Connor, Steven

    Pages 83-107

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-35086-2
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $100.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-35085-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Irish Officers in the British Forces, 1922-45
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35086-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137350862
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35085-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 249
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