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“I Don’t Think That Today’s Generation Could Survive It” – RTÉ Archives.

Major-General Emmet Dalton speaks with Cathal O’Shannon in the 1978 RTE documentary “Emmet Dalton remembers”. This portion of the film is focused on the First World War, and Emmet’s part in it.  Later in this segment, Emmet goes on to describe the scene of the death of Tom Kettle, the Irish poet and Emmet’s friend, in battle.  Only a few years later, Emmet would be part of more history as Michael Collins lay dying in his arms at Béal na Bláth.

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