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Stone Cold: True Story of Michael Stone and the Milltown Massacre

by Martin Dillon

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In March 1988 three unarmed members of an IRA active service unit were shot dead by SAS operatives in Gibraltar in a secret operation which became a political cause celebre. At the funeral of the dead men at the Milltown Cemetery in Belfast, Michael Stone threw grenades and fired into the crowd of mourners, killing three men and wounding several others. He was captured, interrogated and confessed to a list of killings which have put him in the Maze Prison under a life sentence.… (more)

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A pretty good review of Michael Stone's life and the Troubles, but it unfortunately paints the RUC as innocent upholders of the peace, which has been proved to be untrue. ( )
  eilidhmax | May 17, 2020 |
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In March 1988 three unarmed members of an IRA active service unit were shot dead by SAS operatives in Gibraltar in a secret operation which became a political cause celebre. At the funeral of the dead men at the Milltown Cemetery in Belfast, Michael Stone threw grenades and fired into the crowd of mourners, killing three men and wounding several others. He was captured, interrogated and confessed to a list of killings which have put him in the Maze Prison under a life sentence.

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