Johnny Adair was born in the Shankhill Road area of Belfast, Northern Ireland. The youngest of seven children he was raised a Protestant. As a teenager Johnny and his gang would roam the streets looking for Catholics for no other reason then religion and he bears many scars and war wounds from endless street battles. A young Loyalist, Johnny earned his reputation as a paramilitary leader long before he fully understood the politics but quickly came to realise the purpose of the paramilitary antics - freedom and peace in Northern Ireland - and this belief fuelled his passion for the campaign, m.Derek Wood, 24, and David Howes, 23, had driven into the funeral cortege andwere dragged out of their VWPassat asthey tried ... At one point he dropped his hat, but was focused enough to stop andpickitup. ... Onlywhen he started throwing the grenades and firing indiscriminately wasI convinced that he wasa paramilitary.
|Title||:||Mad Dog - They Shot Me in the Head, They Gave Me Cyanide and They Stabbed Me, But I'm Still Standing|
|Publisher||:||John Blake Publishing - 2009-07-06|