The Black and Tans

British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921
Author(s): 
Leeson, D. M.
ISBN: 
9780199658824
Date published: 
October 2012
Paperback
Price: 
£18.99

The Black and Tans and Auxiliaries are the most notorious police forces in the history of the British Isles, and were the focus of bitter controversy. Based on extensive archival research, this is the first serious study of the forces and the part they played in the Irish War of Independence.