Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday (HM1CSB)

Location: Londonderry, AL BT48 6LP Derry
Country: United Kingdom
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N 54° 59.824', W 7° 19.522'

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The Guide to Free Derry

On 30 January 1972 the ?elite' British Parachute Regiment opened fire on a peaceful civil rights march along this street, killing 14 unarmed marchers and wounding 14 more. The dead and wounded were labelled gunmen and bombers by a partisan British judicial inquiry, and it was to be another 38 years before a second public inquiry forced the British government to admit what everyone else already knew, that all those killed and injured were innocent, and the shootings were "unjustified and unjustifiable."

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Ar an 30 Ean?ir 1972, thosaigh scothReisiment Pharaisi?it na Breataine ag l?mhach ar mh?rshi?l s?och?nta na gceart sibhialta feadh na sr?ide seo, ag m?r? 14 mh?rshi?l?ir neamharmtha agus ag gort? 14 eile. Lip?ada?odh na marbh agus na gortaithe gunnad?ir? agus buamad?ir? ag fiosr?ch?n breithi?nach p?irt?neach Breataineach, agus chuaigh 38 bliain thart sular chuir dara fiosr?ch?n poibl? iallach ar Rialtas Shasana admh?il cad a bh? ar eolas ag gach duine eile go raibh c?ch a m?ra?odh agus a gorta?odh neamhchiontach agus go raibh na l?mhaigh "?ag?rach agus dochosanta."

Photos: (from top to bottom)
British soldiers chase protestors towards Rossville flats (Colman Doyle); a strip of images of the Paratroopers involved on Bloody Sunday taken just after the shootings; a soldier continues the chase after hitting a protestor in the head with the butt of his rifle (Colman Doyle); Fr Daly leads a group of men carrying the dying Jackie Duddy (Fulvio Grimaldi) and below, thirteen coffins in St Mary's Church, Creggan.
Placed ByDerry City Council, Triax Neighbourhood Renewal Taskforce, Iona Enterprises
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 4:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 607126 N 6095747
Decimal Degrees54.99706667, -7.32536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 59.824', W 7° 19.522'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 59' 49.44" N, 7° 19' 31.32" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 33 Rossville St, Londonderry AL BT48 6LP, GB
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