5 Irish guys you never heard of who changed modern warfare forever

If you wanted to use a a broad generalization to annoy a military historian, and frankly who wouldn’t, you might casually mention that the way wars are fought changed radically in the 20th Century, the likes of which hadn’t been seen since the invention of the pointy stick.

However if you were to stare that smug sucker down and go on to mention that at least five massive, game-changers in 20th Century warfare all came from dudes you’d never even heard of, from a tiny, neutral, country with the same population as Seattle…

Well… fuck me.