The Murder of Two Off Duty British Army Corporals and the events leading up to it

Belfast Child

Disclaimer – The views and opinions expressed in these documentary are soley intended to educate and provide background information to those interested in the Troubles of Northern Ireland. They in no way reflect my own opinions and I take no responsibility for any inaccuracies or factual errors.

 Operation Flavius

  1. The execution  of three members of the IRA in Gibraltar set in motion the chain of events that would lead to the killings of David Howes and David Howes

Operation Flavius (also referred to as the “Gibraltar killings“)[1][2] was a controversial military operation in which three members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) were shot dead by the British Special Air Service (SAS) in Gibraltar on 6 March 1988. The three—Seán Savage, Daniel McCann, and Mairéad Farrell—were believed to be mounting a bombing attack on British military personnel in Gibraltar. SAS soldiers…

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