The Troubles + Ireland

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A British soldier stands with his weapon as buildings burn around him August 15 1969 Battle of the Bogside Derry Northern Ireland British Army Uniform, British Soldier, Northern Ireland Troubles, British Armed Forces, Military Pictures, Royal Marines, War Photography, Military History, World War Two

A British soldier stands with his weapon as buildings burn around him, August 15, 1969, Battle of the Bogside, Derry, Northern Ireland [600x849]

A British soldier stands with his weapon as buildings burn around him August 15 1969 Battle of the Bogside Derry Northern Ireland [600x849]

Armed British soldiers on patrol in Lisbon Street, Belfast, during the Official IRA's unconditional ceasefire .Note the SLR rifles chambered in X 51 British Armed Forces, British Soldier, British Army, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Republican Army, Royal Engineers, Royal Marines, War Photography, Military Weapons

How the the FN FAL took on the AK-47

Variations on the FN appeared all over the world and were heavily engage in brushfire wars of the late 20th century from the Malayan Emergency to the Mau Mau revolt in Kenya to the Rhodesian war to India vs. Pakistan conflicts and numerous Middle Eastern conflicts, where sand proved to be a major Achilles’ heel for the FN until measures were taken to protect its mechanism from jamming.

Ferrets In Service - British Vehicles - HMVF - Historic Military Vehicles Forum Northern Ireland Troubles, Parachute Regiment, Wargaming Terrain, Armored Fighting Vehicle, British Army, Armored Vehicles, Dieselpunk, Belfast, Troops

Ferrets In Service

Hope I get this right!! Matt was going to post these for me, but I know hes busy, so here goes. The first piccy is of 2nd troop, C sqn, 14/20th Kings Hussars, Belfast, 1970. detail a bit fuzzy, but you can pick out the cheese cutters welded to the turret tops.

Riots : Belfast. February 1971. Crumlin Road trouble. (03/02/1971) | Belfast Telegraph Photosales Belfast City Centre, Visit Belfast, Belfast Northern Ireland, The Ira, Old Irish, Irish Culture, Irish American, Irish Eyes, Fighting Irish

Riots : Belfast. February 1971. Crumlin Road trou - 15637

Riots : Belfast. February 1971. Crumlin Road trouble. (03/02/1971) | Belfast Telegraph Photosales

Lower Falls Road Curfew N Ireland 1970 Northern Ireland Troubles, Belfast Northern Ireland, Ireland Uk, British Armed Forces, Military Helicopter, Irish Eyes, British Army, Military Art, British History

Lower Falls Road Curfew N Ireland 1970 | Images4media

Soldiers are positioned all along this street. 197007030251d...The British Army imposed during July 3 & 4, 1970, a 34 hour curfew (except for a two hour break to allow shopping) in approximately 50 streets in the Lower Falls district of Belfast, N Ireland, UK. A military helicopter hovered overhead warning people they would be arrested if they remained on the streets. An army search during the curfew uncovered 100 firearms, 100 home-made bombs, 250 lbs of explosives, 21000 rounds of…

Soldiers of Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Belfast British Army Uniform, British Soldier, Northern Ireland Troubles, Civil Rights March, Army Day, British Armed Forces, Combat Training, Michael Collins, Catholic Kids

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTHERN IRELAND, 1969 - 2007

HU 98353. Soldiers of 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders man a barricade of Saxon armoured vehicles at the bottom of the Ardoyne Road during the sectarian stand-off at Holy Cross Primary School in Belfast on 10 September 2001

IRA Hunger Striker Bobby Sands Elected To Westminster As MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone - Flashbak British Soldier, British Army, Bobby Sands, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, The Ira, Troubled Relationship, United Kingdom

1981: IRA Hunger Striker Bobby Sands Elected To Westminster As MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone - Flashbak

ON April 10, 1981, IRA prisoner and hunger striker Bobby Sands was elected to Westminster as the MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone. Bobby Sand's victory was the second time the voters of Fermanagh and South Tyrone had elected a republican prisoner as their MP. The first, Philip Clarke, in 1955, was disqualified because the law then did not allow convicts to take up political office...

 Standard armored car fitted with 2 x single Swingfire boxes on either side of the turret Armored Car, Armored Vehicles, Car Wheels, Military Aircraft, Military Vehicles, Air Force, Weapons, Armour, War

Missiles on gun tanks

Saladin with Swingfire. Standard armored car fitted with 2 x single Swingfire boxes on either side of the turret

Royal Tank Regiment - Some Images and Items on old comrades - emphasis on the old! Uk Companies, Armored Fighting Vehicle, Some Image, British Army, Armored Vehicles, Cold War, Ferret, Military Vehicles, Tanks

Some Images and Items on old comrades - emphasis on the old!

1st Royal Tank Regiment - Some Images and Items on old comrades - emphasis on the old!