The Brigadier

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Eric Dorman-Smith was an Irish General in the British Army who outfoxed Rommel during the Second World War. Sacked by Winston Churchill, he then turned his back on the British and became an advisor for the IRA during the 1950's. Who was this Irish maverick? and why did the people of Cavan call him The Brigadier. (2017)

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