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An armed soldier attacks a protester on Bloody Sunday when British Paratroopers shot dead 13 civilians on a civil rights march in Derry on January 30, 1972

Footage from the Catholic Civil Rights march that became Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday 1972 - Ulster

January 1972 Bloody Sunday- The British Army kills 14 unarmed nationalist civil rights marchers in Derry, Northern Ireland.

The brutality and inhumanity of the British Army - Bloody Sunday, Derry 1972

A British soldier arrests a demonstrator in Derry on Bloody Sunday 1972

Bottom of William Street one minute before the British First Parachute Regiment opened fire, killing thirteen civilians – an event now known as Bloody Sunday, Derry, Ireland, 1972           By CCNY Libraries☆

Bottom of William Street one minute before the British First Parachute Regiment opened fire, killing thirteen civilians – an event now known as Bloody Sunday, Derry, Ireland, 1972 By CCNY Libraries☆

Banned Derry Civil Rights march broken up by RUC batons in presence of Gerry Fitt MP, three British Labour MPs and television crew. Two nights of rioting ensued. 5/10/1968.

Banned Derry Civil Rights march broken up by RUC batons in presence of Gerry Fitt MP, three British Labour MPs and television crew. Two nights of rioting ensued.

Bloody Sunday.   30/1/1972

Parachute Regiment flags have been erected in a loyalist area of Londonderry two days ahead of the anniversary of Bloody Sunday.

Armed soldiers behind a wall on Londonderry's Bogside.

Armed soldiers behind a wall on Derry's Bogside.

John Hume is detained by soldiers during a civil rights protest in #Derry in August 1971.

The Troubles gallery: 40 years of conflict in Northern Ireland from the Belfast Telegraph archives

As in most wars, the soldiers do the dirty work at the behest of the politicians sitting comfortably back home. On Christmas Day in 1914 Allied and German soldiers spontaneously laid down their arms for the day and celebrated the birth of Christ together...without the approval of their superiors. Truly a miracle that stands alone in time and is a remarkable testament to the humanity within us all.

German, French & British soldiers posing for a photo! One million soldiers had died that first year of the war.

Young girl skips past patrolling British soldiers from the Gloucester Regiment, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1972 by Oliver Morris/Getty

For 30 years, The Troubles tore Northern Ireland apart.

'She survived an assassination attempt,but Bernadette Devlin is best remembered as the 21-year-old Irish republican who strode across the floor of the House of Commons to punch [the] home secretary of the Conservative ­govt [for suggesting] the ­British army had fired only in ­self-defence on Bloody Sunday when they shot dead 13 civil rights ­protesters. A new ­documentary, "Bernadette: Notes on a ­Political Journey," ­revisits...Devlin's role as a human rights campaigner and radical…

A new film asks 'where is Bernadette Devlin?'

A new film asks 'where is Bernadette Devlin?

Today in history: January 30, 1972 - Bloody Sunday.   In the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland, 26 unarmed civil rights protesters and bystanders were shot by soldiers of the British Army. 14 of them died. The British paratrooper attack, planned at the highest levels of the British government, led to the end of the Irish civil rights movement and the resurgence of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the national liberation movement.

Bloody Sunday Bogside - Mural by Bogside Artists depicting all who were killed by the British Army on the day

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Civil Unrest - Pro IRA graffiti in Northern Ireland

4 June, 1972 Dolours Price (left) and her sister Marian attend a civil rights demonstration in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Her death could have implications in the US due to a series of interviews in which she allaged that Gerry Adams was in the IRA.

Forty-year controversy: Soldiers arrest a man on Bloody Sunday. Army chiefs have appealed to paratroopers involved to volunteer their names and addresses to a new investigation

New fury of Bloody Sunday soldiers: MoD asks dozens of former paratroopers to reveal their identities to police

The Bloody Sunday riots in 1972 Londonderry

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