Troops of the Royal Ulster Constabulary enter the Catholic neighbourhood called Bogside in the Battle of the Bogside.Belfast, Northern Ireland ca. 1969 Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland August (1969) by Akihiko Okamura

Troops of the Royal Ulster Constabulary enter the Catholic neighbourhood called Bogside in the Battle of the Bogside.Belfast, Northern Ireland ca. 1969 Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland August by Akihiko Okamura

Northern Ireland, 1971 Ian Berry

Masked men in front of wall graffiti exhorting people to join the IRA. Derry, Northern Ireland, Photo by Ian Berry

A British soldier searches a teenager in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during the Troubles in 1971

Children of the Troubles most prone to suicide in Northern Ireland

A British soldier searches a teenager in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during the Troubles in Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

British Army snipers climb onto a roof - As part of the British Army security operation, snipers are placed in vantage points in Newry

British Army snipers climb onto a roof - As part of the British Army security operation, snipers are placed in vantage points in Newry

2nd Lieutenant Robin Martin (foreground) with Rifleman O'Reilly of 1st Royal Green Jackets, man a street barricade in Belfast during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland. The tour lasted from 20 August - 18 December 1969. Note the Union Jack flag flying from a lamp-post.

TR Lieutenant Robin Martin (foreground) with Rifleman O'Reilly of Royal Green Jackets man a street barricade in Belfast during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTHERN IRELAND, 1969 - 2007

TR Lieutenant Robin Martin (foreground) with Rifleman O'Reilly of Royal Green Jackets man a street barricade in Belfast during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland

Against a background of ruined homes, British troops guard a strategic roadway position in their peacekeeping role in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1969. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp) Ref #: PA.11408232

Against a background of ruined homes, British troops guard a strategic roadway position in their peacekeeping role in Belfast, Northern Ireland in (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

2nd Lieutenant Robin Martin and Rifleman Andy Walker of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets, during a friendly conversation with cheerful women in the doorway of their house in in Belfast. This photograph was taken during the first few months of the British Army's deployment to Northern Ireland.

TR Lieutenant Robin Martin and Rifleman Andy Walker of the Battalion The Royal Green Jackets during a friendly conversation with cheerful women in the doorway of their house in in Belfast

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