#OnThisDay 1921 A small IRA column ambushed a train at Upton, Cork. Expecting a handful of British soldiers onboard, the IRA’s intel was incorrect as there was 50. A firefight ensued that saw the death of three IRA & eight civilians and many wounded on all sides.
The Upton Train Ambush 1921
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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