#OnThisDay 1941 Sixteen Irish soldiers were killed & more badly wounded when the anti-tank mine they were training with prematurely exploded in the Glen of Imaal. It is considered to be the worst single incident for the Irish Defence Forces.
The Glen of Imaal Disaster 1941
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Hi, 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. View all posts by theirishatwar