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By Tom Mahon,James J. Gillogly

Decoding the IRA: the genuine tale of the Irish Republican Army’s overseas community of violence and espionage

From espionage in the USA, to plotting a poison fuel assault on Dublin - this “fascinating” historical past of the IRA relies at the breaking of the organization’s mystery code. deciphering the IRA is an fascinating and unsettling account of IRA secrets and techniques, hidden for over eighty years; together with its alliance with the Soviet Union and a conspiracy to assist Chiang Kai-shek and his chinese language nationalists. The ebook uncovers operations starting from the inventive to the unusual.

Decoding the IRA presents a different perception into what used to be essentially the most cutting edge and significant progressive companies of the 20 th century, a gaggle that created a world community (extending from big apple to Moscow) a long time sooner than al-Qaeda. It finds for the 1st time the IRA’s espionage for the Soviet Union - threatening the safety of the U.S.. This publication adjustments our knowing of the IRA and its methods.

Codebreaker and co-author, James Gillogly, supplies a step-by step account of his method in breaking the IRA’s code and in revealing the contents of enormous quantities of mystery records.

Meticulous examine and lucid writing position the records of their ancient context and paint a complete photograph of the IRA. numerous of the key records are reproduced within the book.

Authors: Tom Mahon is a historian and writer who has researched the IRA for over a decade. A graduate of college university Dublin, he divides his time among the USA and eire. James J Gillogly is a cryptologist established in la, who has solved numerous of the world’s most renowned codes. He has served as a codebreaking advisor to the FBI.


Jaw-droppingly interesting - The Sunday Tribune (Dublin)

Fascinating - Books Ireland

Absolutely engrossing - The Cryptogram

A actually distinctive perception into the considering and actions of the IRA of the Twenties and Thirties, warts, mustard fuel and all - Tim Pat Coogan

Gillogly’s explanations…give nice perception into how codebreaking works within the genuine global - The Mathematical organization of America

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