Assassination. The Death Of Sir Henry Wilson And The Tragedy of Ireland. London: Hutchinson, 1961. Pp, 224. Illustrated with photos. A very good copy in dust jacket.
Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson, formerly Britain’s top soldier, was assassinated on the steps of his home in Eaton Place, London, on June 22nd, 1922, by IRA men Reginald Dunne and Joe O’Sullivan. The assassination led directly to the Civil War in Ireland.