#OnThisDay 1918 Edward “Mick” Mannock VC, was shot down by AA fire & died. Mick (who was most likely born in Cork while his father, a corporal in the Royal Scots Regiment was stationed there in 1887) was one of the highest scoring pilots in the RFC/RAF during WW1 with 61 confirmed kills. For his role in #WW1, he was posthumously award the Victory Cross.
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I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now.
I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in.
Hope you enjoy.
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