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By John Borgonovo

By the 6th week of the Irish Civil conflict in 1922, all eyes grew to become to Cork, because the nationwide military readied its climactic assault at the 'rebel capital'. At 2 a.m. on a financial institution vacation Monday, Emmet Dalton and 450 infantrymen of the nationwide military landed at Passage West, in a single of the main well-known shock assaults in Irish army historical past. Their bold amphibious attack knocked the famed Cork IRA onto the again foot, even though 3 extra days of obdurate struggling with used to be required for the nationwide military to safe the town. The chickening out IRA left destruction of their wake, environment the degree for Michael Collins' deadly ultimate stopover at to his domestic county. For the 1st time, 'The conflict for Cork' tells the total tale of the conflict for Cork, exhibiting all of the chaos, bravery and distress of the biggest engagement of the Irish Civil battle and the ultimate defeat of Republican Cork.

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