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The way we were: British responses to terror

Extracts from memoirs and diaries, chosen by Ian Irvine

By Ian Irvine   September 2016

EW5JNX Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visits the Mulberry Bush pub, one of the scene's of the Birmingham Pub Bombings. 25th November 1974.

On 13th December 1867, in an attempt to free imprisoned members, the Irish Republican Brotherhood exploded a bomb against a wall of Clerkenwell Prison in London. The blast brought down 60 feet of the wall. No one escaped, but…

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