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IRA ‘planned to knock out electricity in south-east England’

John Grieve, Scotland Yard’s intelligence director, described Crawley and the other IRA bombers as “the A team”. “They were excellent and one of them, John Crawley, ex-US Marine Corps demolition specialist, just epitomised the cunning, skills, experience, of the sort of people they were putting against us,” he says.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/oct/20/ira-planned-bomb-electricity-supply-england-troubles
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