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Explosion at Border Cottages - Louth/Armagh. Part of the IRAs Border Campaign..11/11/1957..The Border Campaign (12/12/1956 - 26/02/1962) was a campaign of guerrilla warfare (codenamed Operation Harvest) carried out by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) against targets in Northern Ireland, with the aim of overthrowing British rule there and creating a united Ireland..Popularly referred to as the Border Campaign, it was also referred to as the "Resistance Campaign" by some republican activists. The campaign was a military failure, but for some of its members, the campaign was justified as it had kept the IRA engaged for another generation..This was the third republican campaign against the Northern Ireland polity. The first took place during the Irish War of Independence, the second took place from 1942-1944, and a fourth was to take place from 1969-1997...

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Explosion at Border Cottages - Louth/Armagh. Part of the IRAs Border Campaign..11/11/1957..The Border Campaign (12/12/1956 - 26/02/1962) was a campaign of guerrilla warfare (codenamed Operation Harvest) carried out by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) against targets in Northern Ireland, with the aim of overthrowing British rule there and creating a united Ireland..Popularly referred to as the Border Campaign, it was also referred to as the "Resistance Campaign" by some republican activists. The campaign was a military failure, but for some of its members, the campaign was justified as it had kept the IRA engaged for another generation..This was the third republican campaign against the Northern Ireland polity. The first took place during the Irish War of Independence, the second took place from 1942-1944, and a fourth was to take place from 1969-1997...