I’ve been a bit busy today catching up on the backlog caused by my recent incapacity so I’ll just post a quick item to mark the 50th anniversary
Tag : Bloody Sunday
Preamble Today in the light of so much glaring hindsight, it’s very hard to recapture the general experience of the time. It was the job of us
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Derval Tubridy writes about our reissue of Thomas Kinsella's long poem, Butcher's Dozen. The
The day, the date, the unfolding news, seared on many memories. A shameful and seismic moment in our history. For younger people looking at these
The scale model of the Bogside used at the Widgery tribunal 1. Kitson and Wilford claimed to have no interest in Derry yet …. 1 Para, the
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Cleary daubed in war paint a few hours after playing his part in the Bloody Sunday massacre. By David Burke. 1. Kitson’s Private Army. Lance
Colin Wallace, the former British Army Psychological Operations (Psy Ops) officer, writes about Bloody Sunday and his memories of the Widgery Tribunal in light of David Burke’s new book, Kitson’s Irish War, Mastermind of the Dirty War in Ireland.
By Colin Wallace, former Psy Ops officer based at Thiepval Barrack, Lisburn. David Burke’s fascinating new book on Frank Kitson includes a
By Joseph de Burca. Introduction Wallace’s legal action has already attracted page one coverage. The Tory Government of Boris Johnson
The Obamas and the Bushes continue across the bridge. (Public Domain) There are places and moments in America where this nation’s destiny has been
General David Petraeus By David Burke During the period 1970-72 Brigadier (later General Sir) Frank Kitson served as Brigadier of 39 Brigade in
Lying like a trooper. Internment, murder and vilification. Did Brigadier Kitson instigate the Ballymurphy massacre smear campaign? Where was Soldier F and his ‘gallant’ death squad during it?
Brigadier Frank Kitson By David Burke. 1. Where was the ‘EFGH’ Unit of Support Company of 1 Para during the Ballymurphy Massacre? Next week
A Foul Unfinished Business. The shortcomings of, and plots against, Saville’s Bloody Sunday Inquiry.
By David Burke. 1. 50-year Concerted Cover-up. The British government’s determination to absolve all British soldiers involved in killings
Brigadier Kitson’s elite ‘EFGH’ death squad: a murderous dirty tricks pattern is emerging which links Ballymurphy with Bloody Sunday. A second soldier involved in both events was ‘mentioned in despatches’ at the behest of Kitson for his alleged bravery in the face of the enemy.
General Ford, Brigadier Kitson and Colonel Wilford. By David Burke. 1. “No other perpetrator involved would be given anonymity, for some reason
OP-ED: On Bloody Sunday’s 56-Year Mark, President Biden’s Words Remind Americans That Democracy Needs a Renewed Push for Voting Rights
By Damon Hewitt, acting president and executive director of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Washington, D.C.) – On the