Joe McCann, Soldier of the People


This poster featuring the silhouette image of Official IRA activist Joe McCann, taken from a photograph which featured in Life magazine. 'Joe McCann - Soldier of the People.' One of the most high-profile members of the Official IRA in the early years of the Troubles Joe McCann was shot dead by the British Army in April 1972. These posters were being sold in June 1972 in aid of the wife and child of Joe McCann. Screen-printed red, blue and black on green.