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The Weakness of Conviction: The End of Liam Lynch in the Civil War, 1923 (Part VII)

Posted April 10th, 2018 at 01:32 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on Liam Lynch and his death on the 10th April 1923 (last in a seven-part series).

The Weakness of Conviction: The End of Liam Lynch in the Civil War, 1923 (Part VII)

As the Civil War escalated, Liam Lynch ordered in December for "three enemy officers to be arrested and imprisoned in each Brigade area", to be killed in turn for every anti-Treaty prisoner executed. A month later, a list of Free State senators was circulated among the IRA, with instructions...
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Vampires of Hungary: The Holy Roman Empire

Posted April 4th, 2018 at 11:17 AM by Djenkins

Hi, I've recently launched the Kickstarter for my first comic project- Vampires of Hungary: The Holy Roman Empire. It's set in 1416 and follows a group of knights and a priest from the Vatican who are investigating claims that the Hungarian Cabinet and Queen Barbara De Cilli are vampires. If you like horror, comedy, history or vampires check it out at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...y-roman-empire
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The Irrelevance of Discourse: Liam Lynch and the Tightening of the Civil War, 1922-3

Posted March 16th, 2018 at 12:11 PM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on Liam Lynch and his management of the Irish Civil War as it dragged on.

The Irrelevance of Discourse: Liam Lynch and the Tightening of the Civil War, 1922-3 (Part VI)

A week after the start of the fighting in Dublin, many assumed that the war was as good as over. The Free State had triumphed, ran the conventional wisdom, thanks to the might and valour of its National Army. For those anti-Treaty guerillas who still held out, the Irish Times had nothing but scorn:...
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Liam Lynch, Ernie O'Malley and the politics of the Civil War, 1922

Posted February 10th, 2018 at 08:18 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on the working relationship between Liam Lynch and Ernie O'Malley during the Civil War, and their efforts towards victory in the face of the Free State's might, the IRA's mishaps and their own frequent disagreements.

The Treachery of Peace: Liam Lynch, Ernie O’Malley and the Politics of the Civil War, 1922 (Part V)

When O'Malley returned to Dublin in July 1922, after helping to cut a swathe through the countryside, he had been tasked by his Chief of Staff, Lynch,...
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Serbia 1878-1889: An Overview

Posted January 26th, 2018 at 01:07 PM by Tsar
Updated January 27th, 2018 at 06:44 AM by Tsar (additional info)

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Serbia in 1878

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Prince Milan, Princess Natalija and their son Aleksandar (born in 1876)


Since 1868 Prince (Knez) Milan Obrenović has been the ruler of Serbia. Serbian political system was regulated by the Constitution of 1869. According to...
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