Bloody Sunday

1. After bloody Sunday the IRA retaliated but how?

  • They took troops as hostages
  • They attacked the 1 PARA base in Britain homeland and killed kitchen staff, a priest and a gardener
  • They bombed the 1 PARA base in Britain claiming many cassulties
  • They set off mail bombs at the 1 PARA troops
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2. After this a trial was held only 10 weeks later. What story did the troops maintain?

  • They were at fault
  • the dead men were all IRA activists who were shooting aimlessly at the crowd
  • They were shot at first
  • They were only obeying orders

3. What was the overall conclusion of the trial?

  • The troops did not kill any innocent people.
  • The march was always intended as a mob strike. The troops acted bravely in the situation
  • no deaths would have occurred if the march had not taken place. Concluded each soldier had to react individually and quickly if they saw a gunman.
  • It was the fault of only Catholic and Protestant mobs.

4. Who mainly made up the attackers at the battle of Burnthall at Bridge, making the Catholics feel very unsafe?

  • Off-duty police officers
  • Radical youth
  • The IRA
  • The first battalion of the parachute regiment

5. The IRA split, many new young and more radical Catholics joined, what did the second group become known as?

  • Menaces
  • IRA Youth movement
  • The Provisional IRA
  • Parachuters

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