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aug 9, 1969 - Battle of Bogside

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Peaceful march which turned violent, the police were stoned and petrol-bombed. The Northern Ireland government had no choice but to call for British troops to be sent in to put down the riots. The first British troops arrived on the 15th August.

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Date:

aug 9, 1969
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~ 49 years ago
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