Blue Shirt


Blue Shirt

▪ Irish fascist movement
Spanish  Camisa Azul,  

      member of a 20th-century Irish fascist movement founded by the former Irish president William Cosgrave. Gen. Eoin O'Duffy (O'Duffy, Eoin), former commissioner of the Irish National guards, took the movement's group of 600 men to Spain in 1936. There the Blue Shirts trained at Cáceres and fought with the Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War.

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