The Crossbarry Ambush 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Tom Barry & the West Cork IRA was encircled & outnumbered 10 to 1 by the British army at Crossbarry. With their back against the wall, Tom Barry ambushed a small British patrol, then fought their way out of the trap, killing 10 & losing 4 men.

#Ireland #History

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