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21 January 2007

Sunday Independent (Ireland), Book review

Gunrunners, by Sean Boyne. O'Brien, 19.95 'GOD made the Catholics, but the Armalite made them equal' was the writing once scrawled on a wall in Derry's Bogside. But where did the Armalite come from? In the early years of the Northern Ireland conflict, the IRA guns mainly came from the USA, through smuggling operations organised by Irish-American republican sympathisers. The Armalites, we are assured by General John de Chastelain, have all been destroyed. The IRA is... (GunPolicy.org)

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