• Short Summary

    Seven members of the outlawed Irish Republican Army, who escaped from internment aboard a prison ship in Northern Ireland last week, told the story of their bid for freedom at a press conference in Eire on Monday (January 24).

  • Description

    Seven members of the outlawed Irish Republican Army, who escaped from internment aboard a prison ship in Northern Ireland last week, told the story of their bid for freedom at a press conference in Eire on Monday (January 24). At the conference, shown in this film from the British Broadcasting Corporation, one escapee described how they swam for shore is icy waters after two weeks of preparation and made their way to safety in Eire - from where they could continue their work as guerrilla fighters against the Northern Ireland Government.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB33F7HRMINASFJA01PALP8FGE
    Media URN:
    VLVAB33F7HRMINASFJA01PALP8FGE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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