National Affairs: Eastward Ho!

British, Irish and American realists about World War II have long realized that either before or after the invasion of England, Adolf Hitler will strike at Ireland. Even the most bootlicking appeasement cannot buy him off so why not let the British use the Irish plane and ship bases so badly needed to protect transatlantic convoys?

The three groups of realists long ago arrived at what they believed to be the only solution which at once meets the realities and saves the faces of all parties. This solution: for the Irish to give the U.S. what they politically cannot give...

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