Irish Uprising

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John French, 1st Earl Of Ypres - Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces - Ireland and Easter Rising
... who did not believe press talk of an armed Irish uprising but wanted more troops as a deterrent - Friend (Commander-in-Chief, Ireland) and Wimborne (Lord Lieutenant) French said that he could spare only a single ... French's term of office saw the suppression of the Irish uprising in 1916, which briefly coincided with a German invasion scare ... report on 21 April warned of collaboration between the Irish and the Germans, causing French to mutter “I don’t believe a word of it” ...

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