And when the English came the colonizer came
They filled up bottles of gasoline, turned 'em into balls of flame
And hurled 'em to protect what's ours
The Irish fought the English when they tried to colonize Ireland and make it part of the United Kingdom. While Ireland was colonised and was under British rule for several hundred years, it became a free state through the Irish War of Independance around 1920 and gained full independance democratically in 1937. This is why Ireland still isn’t a part of the UK today.
Molotov cocktails were a weapon of choice of the IRA which was formed as a result of British oppression and their presence in Ireland. The IRA fought for the freedom of Ireland and to try and push the British out of their country thus “protect what’s ours.”
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