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Niall speaks to the son of a soldier in Siege of Jadotville

Niall Boylan | March 22, 2021
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    Niall speaks to the son of a soldier in Siege of Jadotville
    Niall Boylan

 Niall Boylan spoke to Leo Quinlan. His father Pat was an Irish Army officer who commanded the Irish UN force that fought at the Siege of Jadotville in Katanga in 1961. He led the contingent of 155 men into Jadotville in 1961 as part of a UN mission only to be attacked by secessionist Katangese forces and foreign mercenaries.
Here Leo tells the story …




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