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#army deserters

# army-deserters - Sunday 1 January, 2012

BBC to air doc on Irish soldiers persecuted for 'desertion'
# World War II
# World War II

BBC to air doc on Irish soldiers persecuted for 'desertion'

Jan 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 10,045 Views 82 Comments

Around 5,000 soldiers left the neutral Irish Army to fight fascism in the Allied forces – and were persecuted for it afterwards.