About this book
'Bandit Country' was a description given to South Armagh by Melvyn Rees when he was Northern Ireland secretary, and for three decades it has been the most dangerous posting for British soldiers. In this title Tony Harnden strips away the myth and draws on secret documents and interviews with key protagonists to present a full and accurate picture. 16pp b/w photos.
Drawing on secret documents and interviews in South Armagh's history, this work tells the inside story of how the IRA came close to bringing the British state to its knees. It reveals the identities of the men behind the South Quay and Manchester bombings.