The exterior of the car with shattered windscreen & bullet holes, in which John D Taylor, MP, Ulster Unionist, junior Home Affairs minister, in the N Ireland Parliament, was travelling when he was the target of an Official IRA assasination atttempt 25th February 1972. His car was raked with bullets by two gunmen, one of whom was Joe McCann, who was shot dead some months later by the British Army whilst trying to evade arrest. Taylor, who was hit 5 times in the head survived but required extensive reconstructive surgery. He later became an MEP and was created a life peer, Lord Kilclooney, in July 2001. 197202250071b<br />
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The exterior of the car with shattered windscreen & bullet holes, in which John D Taylor, MP, Ulster Unionist, junior Home Affairs minister, in the N Ireland Parliament, was travelling when he was the target of an Official IRA assasination atttempt 25th February 1972. His car was raked with bullets by two gunmen, one of whom was Joe McCann, who was shot dead some months later by the British Army whilst trying to evade arrest. Taylor, who was hit 5 times in the head survived but required...
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