Irish Army’s armored Rolls-Royce is a Ghost of battles past


Béal na Bláth, County Cork, Ireland, 1922—The trap was set, the riflemen lay in ambush. General Michael Collins, of the Irish Free State Forces, rocked gently in the passenger seat of the Leyland Crossley tender, unaware that he was driving into an ambush and his doom. Behind him, a massive protector hummed and clanked, part steel and part Judas.

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