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1979 Aug 28 Tu
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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Northern Ireland: MT letter to Mrs Anne Blair, wife of Lieutenant Colonel David Blair (Warrenpoint ambush) [MT: "On Monday, we lost our bravest and most courageous men, men who followed the superb example set by Colonel Blair"] [declassified 2009]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/81 f132
Editorial comments: Copies of all of MT's letters to the next-of-kin of the soldiers killed at Warrenpoint are contained in this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 36pp
Themes: Northern Ireland, Security services, Terrorism