The Irish Sword is the journal of the Military History Society of Ireland, This is the special edition on Ireland during the Second World War. 143 pp. 24 x 17 cm. Articles relate to Ireland's World War Two experience, and are the proceedings of a conference held in 1992. Twenty-seven plates, Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition overall, some very slight bumping to the corners.
Includes : Defence and the new Irish State 1919-39; mobilisation and expansion 1939-40; emergency army; intelligence; transition to peace; Marine Service; air aspects of the emergency; coastwatching service; Germany and Ireland in World War II; U.S. - Irish relations 1939-45; Anglo-Irish diplomatic relations and World War II.
An accurate and detailed assessment of the Irish military position during World War Two. illustrated troughout with period photographs.