The shadowy war against terrorism in Northern Ireland
31st Jan 1999 – The shadowy war against terrorism in Northern Ireland – By a customer – This book is written from the diaries of Ian Phoenix, a high ranking R.U.C. officer, the head of the counter-survellance unit, who was killed in the chinook helicopter crash in the Mull of Kintyre in 1994. Detective superintendant Phoenix had 25 years of assorted police / military experiance in Northern Ireland the vast majority of this involving the fight against terrorism.
The book details how he rose through the ranks of the R.U.C. to be involved in the shadowy war against terrorism and of the restrictions, dangers, stresses and strain that this put on both himself, family, friends and colleages