If it was a war under international rules, I could not see the ra lasting two or three months. RAF would have wasted South Armagh in a afternoon.
See also: 'The Che Guevara of the IRA': the legend of 'Big Joe' McCann
1920 Kilmichael Ambush
1979 Warrenpoint Ambush
1985 Newry Mortar Attack
1994 British Army Lynx Shootdown