The World: Ulster: Bloody Dodge City

JOHN LARTER and Marta Doherty were both 19, she living in the Catholic Bogside section of Londonderry, he a private in the Royal Anglian Regiment, which arrived in Ulster almost two years ago to keep the peace. They met last March and got engaged in April, and John agreed to become a Catholic. Last May, while they were out walking, three gunmen of the Irish Republican Army stopped them and shot John in the hand. "Marta went to help him," John's stepfather said later. "But for her, he would have been killed. It proved...

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