Our Struggle for Independence: Eye-witness accounts from the pages of An Cosantoir, by Terence O'Reilly
From the first shots of the War of Independence, through the many ambushes, raids and actions, to the disastrous raid on the Customs House, Our Struggle for Independence provides a fascinating selection of the views and analyses of the men who fought for Irish freedom.
Some of the accounts remain controversial even now, while others offer fresh perspective on how Irishmen fought to free their country from British rule.
Many of the men who fought in the War of Independence went on to form the core of the Irish Army. These articles are taken from the pages of An Cosantoir, the magazine of the Irish Armed Forces, and give real insight into the thoughts of the fighting men and their colleagues.