Dark Times, Decent Men: Stories Of Irishmen In World War II
Dark Times, Decent Men: Stories of Irishmen in World War II
Over 130,000 Irishmen and women served during the Second World War despite Ireland's neutrality. Seven thousand five hundred never returned. Illustrated with over 130 photographs and memorabilia, Dark Times, Decent Men gathers dramatic first-hand stories from Irishmen who went to war:
'human stories, worth recording, and fascinating to any military history enthusiast' -- Tuam Herald 'pick up the book at random and you'll find a story you can't abandon until it reaches its end' -- Tuam Herald 'thanks to the efforts of Richardson, the sacrifices of these 'decent men' live on ...' -- Lancashire Evening Press 'moving collection of stories about Irishmen who fought in World War II' -- Nenagh Guardian 'valuable and interesting record' -- Books Ireland 'very well illustrated throughout' -- Books Ireland 'dramatic first-hand accounts of the Irish who went to fight' -- Irish Independent 'the pictures ... are excellent' -- Irish Independent 'the author has revealed many new stories ... especially about the largely unexplored Irish-American experience' -- Irish Independent 'fascinating ... interesting' -- Books Ireland 'an easy read, enjoyable and a timely reminder of the high price paid in the...