became urban district librarian for the town of Wellington in Shropshire, having graduated BA, failed the entrance exam for the Civil Service
, and been ordered by the Ministry of Defence
16 August 1972
Five years after May Hobbs
began a strike of night cleaners at the Ministry of Defence
(supported by the civil servant trade union and others, and by feminist sympathisers), management agreed to the women's demands...
2 April-14 June 1982
Argentina invaded the British-owned Falkland Islands; the Falklands War with the UK ensued.
3 December 1998
Ministry of Defence
police arrested Tony Geraghty
under the 1989 Official Secrets Act, as author of The Irish War, published that October, a book which covers three hundred years of history.