Bloody Sunday — Michael Collins Speaks

  title={Bloody Sunday — Michael Collins Speaks},
  author={Charles Townshend},
  journal={European History Quarterly},
  pages={377 - 385}
In an article which appeared in this journal in 1972 under the title ’Bloody Sunday A Reappraisal’, Tom Bowden made an important attempt to get behind the curtain of propaganda, of assertion and denial, falsification and vilification, which shrouds many of the events of the Anglo-Irish conflict of 1916-21, and none more impermeably than the dramatic occurrences of 21 November 1920, ’Bloody Sunday’.’ In the early morning of that day, ten (or was it twelve?) British army officers, two civilians… 
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Bloody Sunday — A Reappraisal
  • European Studies Review,
  • 1972
Bloody Sunday (London 1962). Gleeson, incidentally, accepts a higher percentage of IRA mistakes than does Dr Bowden
  • 1962
Gleeson, incidentally, accepts a higher percentage of IRA mistakes than does Dr Bowden
  • 1962
Coileain), 28 March, and Collins to Mulcahy (Minister for Defence), 7 April 1922
  • 1922
The only real exception is the case of Brevet Lt
  • (my italics). Later,
  • 1921
Dr Bowden calls him 'senior Dublin Castle administrator', which perhaps implies a slightly different position from that which he held
  • Cf. Townshend, op. cit