Irish Brigade

The story of the 38th (Irish) Brigade in the Second World War

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Archive for October 2017

The Irish Brigade Song Book.

We have been sent a remarkable memento of the Irish Brigade’s time in Italy. During 1944, the Brigade published a book of songs that soon became a staple musical accompaniment to their relaxed periods out of the line. On St Patrick’s Day in March 1945, the Brigade HQ hosted a social occasion to which they…

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