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Friends and Enemies: The Allies and Neutral Ireland in the Second World War

Karen Garner


Friends and enemies: The Allies and neutral Ireland in the Second World War examines the personal friendships and embittered conflicts among British, American, and Irish national leaders, their Dublin-based foreign policy advisers, and an American journalist as those relationships warmed and cooled, shifting in response to their nations’ fortunes during the six years’ war. The dominant personalities of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Eamon de Valera, marked by their distinctive prejudices and predilections, in combination with the culturally and historically specific British, Ame ... More

Keywords: Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Eamon de Valera, hegemonic masculinity, fraternal friendship, Western Powers alliance, national identity, strict neutrality, partition of Ireland, Irish Treaty Ports

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781526157294
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.7765/9781526100856


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karen Garner, author
SUNY Empire State College