#OTD in 1921 – The IRA ambush a train at Upton believing it is transporting an estimated fifteen British soldiers.

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) mounted an attack on a train carrying British soldiers at Upton, Co Cork. The action was a disaster for the IRA; three of its volunteers were killed and two wounded. Six British soldiers were wounded, three seriously. Six civilian passengers were killed and ten wounded in the crossfire. Cork was […]

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#OTD in 1921 – The IRA ambush a train at Upton believing it is transporting an estimated fifteen British soldiers.

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) mounted an attack on a train carrying British soldiers at Upton, Co Cork. The action was a disaster for the IRA; three of its volunteers were killed and two wounded. Six British soldiers were wounded, three seriously. Six civilian passengers were killed and ten wounded in the crossfire. Cork was […]

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#OTD in 1921 – The IRA ambush a train at Upton believing it is transporting an estimated fifteen British soldiers.

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) mounted an attack on a train carrying British soldiers at Upton, Co Cork. The action was a disaster for the IRA; three of its volunteers were killed and two wounded. Six British soldiers were wounded, three seriously. Six civilian passengers were killed and ten wounded in the crossfire. Cork was […]

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#OTD in 1921 – The IRA ambush a train at Upton believing it is transporting an estimated fifteen British soldiers.

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) mounted an attack on a train carrying British soldiers at Upton, Co Cork. The action was a disaster for the IRA; three of its volunteers were killed and two wounded. Six British soldiers were wounded, three seriously. Six civilian passengers were killed and ten wounded in the crossfire. Cork was […]

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#OTD in 1921 – The IRA ambush a train at Upton believing it is transporting an estimated fifteen British soldiers.

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) mounted an attack on a train carrying British soldiers at Upton, Co Cork. The action was a disaster for the IRA; three of its volunteers were killed and two wounded. Six British soldiers were wounded, three seriously. Six civilian passengers were killed and ten wounded in the crossfire. Cork was […]

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1921 – Upton Train Ambush.

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) mounted an attack on a train carrying British soldiers at Upton, Co Cork. The action was a disaster for the IRA; three of its volunteers were killed and two wounded. Six British soldiers were wounded, three seriously. Six civilian passengers were killed and ten wounded in the crossfire. Cork was […]

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