1920 – The first ‘Black and Tans’ (auxiliary policemen) officially arrive in Ireland.

Although they would be operational for less than two years, the “Black and Tans” would become one of the most reviled names in Irish history. The English recruits to the RIC were mainly the unemplo…

Source: 1920 – The first ‘Black and Tans’ (auxiliary policemen) officially arrive in Ireland.

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