Michael Collins



Mick the Gunman. Michael Collins
established the Irish Republican Army's
modus operandi - the hit squad,
the flying column. In the years directly
after World War One 'The Laughing
Boy' became the most glamorous figure
on earth. No-one knew what he looked
like, he was a man of mystery and dread.
Like Banksi packing a Webley Mark 6!
Mick Collins spent one third of his short
life in London living in Netherwood Road
Hammersmith. London taught him everything
he needed to become as effective an enemy of the
British Empire as Gandhi in India. But whereas Gandhi advocated non-violence to get the Brits out, Collins believe only blood sacrifice would free Ireland.

Michael Collins



Mick the Gunman. Michael Collins
established the Irish Republican Army's
modus operandi - the hit squad,
the flying column. In the years directly
after World War One 'The Laughing
Boy' became the most glamorous figure
on earth. No-one knew what he looked
like, he was a man of mystery and dread.
Like Banksi packing a Webley Mark 6!
Mick Collins spent one third of his short
life in London living in Netherwood Road
Hammersmith. London taught him everything
he needed to become as effective an enemy of the
British Empire as Gandhi in India. But whereas Gandhi advocated non-violence to get the Brits out, Collins believe only blood sacrifice would free Ireland.

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