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By Sean Hartnett

Seán Hartnett grew up in Cork within the Nineteen Seventies the place he saw the worst
of the northern issues with fascination. regardless of his family’s strong
republican ties and his personal try to sign up for the IRA, Hartnett shocked
family and buddies whilst he replaced allegiance and joined the British
Armed Forces.
In 2001 Hartnett returns to his local eire, yet this time as a member
of the British Army’s so much secretive covert counter-terrorist unit in Northern
Ireland, Joint Communications Unit Northern eire aka JCU-NI, the FRU,
14 Intelligence corporation, or just ‘The Det’. For the subsequent 3 years
Hartnett is at once concerned about the various maximum profile occasions of that
period, from the arrest of John Hannan for the bombing of the BBC in
London, to the tragic homicide of David Caldwell; the prevention of the
murder of Johnny ‘Mad puppy’ Adair and a few of the most important mistakes by
British Intelligence within the heritage of the concerns, together with the real story
behind the murders of Corporals Howes and wooden at an IRA funeral
in 1988.
‘Charlie One’, the decision signal for the main sought after ambitions of British
Intelligence operations in NI, records the adventure of an Irish Republican
serving in Britain’s so much secretive counter-terrorism unit. full of roller
coaster feelings and explosive revelations of British Intelligence covert
capabilities and operations, Charlie One offers a very special, detailed
and impartial account of the key warfare fought at the streets of
Northern Ireland.

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