The Proxy Bomb Campaign of The IRA

The Troubles Podcast

Dec 1 2020 • 22 mins

As British counter intelligence improved, the IRA began to think of different methods of waging war against the British Army and Northern Irish Police Force. They began using humans as bombs and this all came to a head on the night of October 24th 1990.SOURCES:Harrowing account from Patsies wife, Kathleen: regarding a proxy bomb and its use around the world: about the Irish men who trained rebels in Columbia: featuring quotes from a bishop who spoke at the funeral of one of the men: news report regarding the attacks: about Patsie's wife, Kathleen: from the fascinating documentary 'The Troubles, A Secret History' See for privacy and opt-out information.