The Wind that Shakes the Barley: Learning Military Tactics
Irish History → Anglo-Irish War → Irish Republican Army
Irish History → Anglo-Irish War → Guerilla Warfare
Irish Republican Army recruits fighting in the Irish War of Independence group up and train in guerilla warfare tactics. The more experienced fighters teach the new recruits how to better position themselves when traveling through terrain. They also illustrate to the newer recruits that they are in peril if even a small portion of their body is visible to the enemy.
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Why are these men practicing military maneuvers and tactics?
Why are the experienced fighters extra critical with the new recruits?
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