6 SEPTEMBER

NEW LONDON BURNED AND THE GARRISON SLAUGHTERED

[ 6 September 1781 ]

In the late eighteenth century, New London was a small port at the mouth of the river Thames on the Connecticut coast connecting American agricultural communities with the outside world. During the American Revolutionary War, the rebels used it as a base to attack British naval vessels and their supply ships.

TOP GENERAL ON OUR ‘COUNTER TERROR… CUTTHROATS’ IN IRELAND

[ 6 September 1920 ]

General Sir Henry Wilson, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, despised Irish republicans and in 1919 he observed in a letter to his predecessor General Sir William Robertson that ‘Ireland goes from bad to worse’, recommending that ‘a little blood shedding is needed.’

Please feel welcome to post comments below.  If you have any questions please email alisdare@gmail.com

© 2019 Alisdare Hickson All rights reserved

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.