THe SAS In Northern Ireland – A History. An SAS team in an unmarked car ‘stray’ across the border and are arrested by Irish police. 2 further SAS cars full of armed troopers are also apprehended, in a controversial and politically embarrassing incident. Acting on a tip-off, the SAS ambush and kill IRA man, Seamus Harvey,
Shoot-to-kill policy in Northern Ireland. Such a policy was alleged to have been directed almost exclusively at suspected or actual members of Irish republican paramilitary groups. The Special Air Service (SAS) is the most high-profile of the agencies that were accused of employing this policy, as well as other British Army regiments, and the RUC.
The SAS in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland. Taken from SAS: The Soldiers Story. The sickest, most horrific thing I’ve seen in my life was the murder of the two signallers who had strayed into that funeral procession, yet none of us took the law into our own hands. …
THe SAS In Northern Ireland – A History. As the IRA unit drove up to the scene of the breakdown, 1 gunman leant out of the car window, firing an AK47 towards the SAS man, who dove for cover behind a gate post. 8 SAS men, some secreted in the hedgerows, armed with G3 rifles, others manning a GPMG situated in a derelict farm building,
1 civilian killed, 1 wounded, and 1 detained by SAS. The Loughgall Ambush took place on 8 May 1987 at the village of Loughgall, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. An eight-man unit of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) launched an attack on the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) station in the village.
SAS hero Andy McNab says he is latest target of witch hunt probe into Northern Ireland killings after being involved in deaths of five IRA men 1,000 ex-sevicemen will have their actions brought
Jan 29, 2013 · Unless they are captured, and broadcasted to foreign media you will never know (Libya not long ago). And, i doubt they are most of the old IRA are either in jail, dead or work for Intelligence Agencies, so why would the SAS be in Northern Ireland, also they have special force headquarters in Scotland where it is heavily guarded with the technology to pinpoint you if you ever tried to get in.
Military chiefs wanted a unit to combine “intelligence gathering” with “aggressive patrolling” within the Republican areas. (8) The SAS had been sent to Northern Ireland in 1969 (9), and by 1972, with the MRF, they were taking part in some of the first covert operations against the IRA.
Martin McCauley was shot three times by police in the 1982 attack that killed his friend Michael Tighe. Photograph: Patrick Bolger Martin McCauley and Michael Tighe were country boys. T
May 20, 2008 · Man arrested over SAS officer death in Northern Ireland Police have arrested a man in connection with the killing of an undercover British SAS officer in Northern Ireland 31 years ago.
Oct 13, 2010 · In January 1997, an unauthorised SAS operation took place in South Armagh, Northern Ireland. This is the eye-witness account of former SAS Captain Alex …
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