#OnThisDay 1921 Tom Barry & the West Cork IRA was surrounded & outnumbered by the RIC & British Army at Crossbarry. Not willing to surrender, Barry & his men went on the offensive & fought their way out of the encirclement, killing 10 enemy & losing 4 men.
The Crossbarry 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