EIRE: Everyone Who Can Walk

Eire stubbornly stuck to its pitifully few guns last week, resolutely maintained its determination to defend itself from British protection as well as Nazi invasion. Irish politicos had reached the point of admitting fear of assault from the Continent. Declared Minister for Supplies Sean Lemass: "We must prepare for the worst and prepare quickly. In case of attack the Government might be put out of action." But Eire continued to fear the British Tommies as much as the German airmen, independently went ahead on its own. Meantime, across the border in Northern Ireland, Tommies massed anyway, ready to jump on...

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