S1E27 - The Men Behind The Black & Tans

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S1E27 - The Men Behind The Black & Tans
Jan 2817m | se1e27
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This episode we ask the question, who created the Black and Tans?

The men behind the British policy in 1919 and 1920 did not want to believe they were at war in Ireland and instead chose to push the narrative that Sinn Fein and the IRA were a simple "murder gang". So rather than sending in the army they further militarised the police in Ireland. Yep, in this episode we look at how David Lloyd George and Winston Churchill created one of the most hated groups in Irish history.

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