Archive for February, 1992

February 19, 1992

Joe Doherty, former member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, killed Captain Herbert Westmacott, the highest ranking member of the British Army to be killed in Northern Ireland. Doherty was caught and tried in May 1981. However, he managed to escape Crumlin Road Jail just before the court convicted him with life imprisonment. Doherty managedRead more..