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Photos Photos - British Army In Northern Ireland

Discussion in 'Northern Ireland' started by Bombardier, Jun 2, 2015.


  1. Bombardier

    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    This is a collection of photographs covering the British Army in Northern Ireland.
    These photos are reused under the Fair Dealing exceptions otherwise permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised.
    The use of these images are for education and discussion (Non Commercial use)
    This set of images are from the collection of Lance Corporal A W Martin via the Imperial War museum
    Please be aware of the law governing the use of the images before you reuse them.

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    Troops of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment on riot control in the Bogside area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, during the hunger strike riots which took place over the Easter weekend of 1981. At least two rioters died.
    © A W Martin (IWM HU 41932)

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    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment fire baton rounds at rioters during 'hunger strike riots' in Bogside, Londonderry, 1981.
    © A W Martin (IWM HU 41939)

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    Youths with a burning lorry in the Bogside area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, during the hunger strike riots which took place over the Easter weekend of 1981. Troops of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment, were on riot control duty.
    © A W Martin (IWM HU 41950)


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    Youths throwing stones at troops in the Bogside area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, during the hunger strike riots which took place over the Easter weekend of 1981.Troops of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment, were on riot control duty.
    © A W Martin (IWM HU 41951)

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    Riot Control
    © A W Martin (IWM HU 41943)

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    A hooded rioter throws a stone at troops of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment in the Bogside area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, during the hunger strike riots which took place over the Easter weekend of 1981 in the Bogside area of Londonderry. At least two rioters died. The logo of the Provisional IRA is painted on the wall in the background.
    © A W Martin (IWM HU 42542).
     
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    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    The following photos are all available to share and reuse under the terms of the IWM Non Commercial Licence.
    Please read the licence before you reuse any of these images

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    A soldier of the Black Watch in a covering position while on routine border patrols in 1977.
    © Crown copyright. IWM (MH 30555)

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    Two members of the Royal Artillery on patrol in April 1978. Grafitti on a wall behind reads "Ulster is not for Sale".
    © Crown copyright. IWM (MH 30556)

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    A member of the Women Royal Army Corps (WRAC) searches the shopping bag of a pedestrian in Belfast's city centre. This area was sealed by the security forces in order to safeguard the city's shoppers.
    © Crown copyright. IWM (MH 30544)

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    Bloody Sunday, 30 January 1972. British paratroopers round up suspects in the Bogside, Londonderry on Bloody Sunday.
    © Crown copyright. IWM (MH 30539)

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    A soldier mans a General Purpose Machine Gun in an observation post, Newry.
    © Crown copyright. IWM (CT 632)

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    2nd Lieutenant James Daniell of 1st Royal Green Jackets, chats to two women in the doorway of their home in Cupar Street, in the Falls area of Belfast.
    © Crown copyright. IWM (TR 32995)

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    2nd Lieutenant David Brough, 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, patrols with his rifle in front of a derelict house in Belfast.
    © Crown copyright. IWM (TR 32979-1)
     
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    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    Some pics from our Galleries

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    This is a photo of our member @28th61st on duty in Londonderry whilst serving with the Glosters, he is on the city wall. The view behind him is called The Diamond and they are standing on part of the wall called (Derry Castle Gate) now Ferryquay Gate he is 3rd from the left

    The next few photos are of 27 Field Regiment Royal Artillery in fermanagh Northern Ireland during Operation Loren, I took part in that OP.

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    Red Paw Memorial, at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire
    Dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives whilst serving with the Army Dog Unit Northern Ireland

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    Ar15 used by Royal Hampshire Regiment South Armagh 1987

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    Photograph of the three British soldiers killed in an ambush in Ligoniel on the outskirts of Belfast. They are John McCraig 17 (L) his brother Joseph, 18 (R) and Dougald McCaughy,23. Date: 11/03/1971

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    Rest In Peace Brothers, Stand Easy
     
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    Stand Easy Brothers

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    Found this on Facebook so thought I would share it here

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    Thats a great remembrance photo for Operation Banner mate. Stand Easy boys
     
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