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Battle of Newry Road

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IRA attack British Army Helicopter

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IRA vs British Army - Major gun battles all over Belfast, Internment 9 - 11 August 1971

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SYND 12 4 73 BRITISH TROOPS COME UNDER FIRE IN BELFAST

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SYND 18-8-72 IRA SNIPERS KILL SOLDIERS

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West Belfast at its best

The Battle of Newry Road was a running gun battle between British helicopters and Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) armed trucks, fought along the lanes east of Crossmaglen, County Armagh, on 23 September 1993. The engagement began when an IRA team from the South Armagh Brigade attempted to ambush three helicopters lifting off from Crossmaglen barracks.
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