Two soldiers on a street corner monitor the Lower Falls Road Curfew. 197007030251h...The British Army imposed during July 3 & 4, 1970, a 34 hour curfew (except for a two hour break to allow shopping) in approximately 50 streets in the Lower Falls district of Belfast, N Ireland, UK. A military helicopter hovered overhead warning people they would be arrested if they remained on the streets. An army search during the curfew uncovered 100 firearms, 100 home-made bombs, 250 lbs of explosives, 21000 rounds of ammunition and 8 two-way radios. This curfew is often seen as a turning point in souring relations between the Roman Catholic working class and the British Army. The army was no longer seen as the protector of the Catholic community...Copyright Image from Victor Patterson, 54 Dorchester Park, Belfast, UK, BT9 6RJ..Tel: +44 28 9066 1296.Mob: +44 7802 353836.Voicemail +44 20 8816 7153.Skype: victorpattersonbelfast.Email: victorpatterson@mac.com.Email: victorpatterson@ireland.com (back-up)..IMPORTANT: If you wish to use this image or any other of my images please go to www.victorpatterson.com and click on the Terms & Conditions. Then contact me by email or phone with the reference number(s) of the image(s) concerned.
Two soldiers on a street corner monitor the Lower Falls Road Curfew. 197007030251h...The British Army imposed during July 3 & 4, 1970, a 34 hour curfew (except for a two hour break to allow shopping) in approximately 50 streets in the Lower Falls district of Belfast, N Ireland, UK. A military helicopter hovered overhead warning people they would be arrested if they remained on the streets. An army search during the curfew uncovered 100 firearms, 100 home-made bombs, 250 lbs of explosives,...
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