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- Chapter List of the Report of The Bloody Sunday Inquiry



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'Bloody Sunday', 30 January 1972
- Chapter List of the Report of The Bloody Sunday Inquiry

The table below provides a list of the titles of the all the chapters in the 10 volumes of the Report of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry, plus links to the content. The Report was available in full at the Bloody Sunday Inquiry Web site (http://www.bloody-sunday-inquiry.org/) but this has now moved to a site on The National Arhives: webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20101103103930/http://www.bloody-sunday-inquiry.org
The list of chapter titles has been prepared to make it easier to navigate the report's contents.

Bloody Sunday Inquiry. (2010). The Report of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry, [Saville Report], (HC 29-I - HC 29-X, Volumes 1-10), (released 15 June 2010). London: The Stationery Office.
[This report now supersedes the report by Widgery in 1972.]

See also: The CAIN guide to the hearings of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry (1998-2005)

 

Chapter List of the Report of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
1:   Volume I
  General Introduction
  Glossary
1 Introduction
2 Outline of events before the day
3 The events of the day
4 The question of responsibility for the deaths and injuries on Bloody Sunday
5 The overall assessment
6 Introduction
7 The period up to July 1971
8 The period from August to December 1971
9 The weeks before Bloody Sunday
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
2:   Volume II
10 The five sectors
11 The layout of this part of the city
12 Military dispositions
13 The organisation of the civil rights march
14 The beginning of the march
15 Rioting at Barrier 14
16 Rioting at other locations
17 Machine Gun Platoon and Abbey Taxis
18 The shooting of Damien Donaghey and John Johnston
19 Other shooting in Sector 1
20 Army orders relating to the arrest operation
21 Sectors 2 to 5
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
3:   Volume III
22 General introduction
23 The layout of this area of the city
24 The movement of Mortar Platoon Armoured Personnel Carriers into the Bogside
25 The arrival of Lieutenant N’s Armoured Personnel Carrier
26 The evidence of the soldiers in Lieutenant N’s Armoured Personnel Carrier
27 The use of baton guns by Private 013 and Private 019
28 The incident concerning Rosemary Doyle
29 The incident concerning Patrick “Barman” Duffy
30 Soldiers at the entrance to the Eden Place alleyway
31 Other incidents on the Eden Place waste ground
32 The arrival of Sergeant O’s Armoured Personnel Carrier
33 The arrest of William John Dillon
34 The movement of other soldiers who disembarked from Sergeant O’s Armoured Personnel Carrier in Rossville Street
35 The arrest of Charles Canning
36 Summary of the movements of the soldiers who disembarked from Sergeant O’s Armoured Personnel Carrier in Rossville Street
37 The remaining soldiers in Sergeant O’s Armoured Personnel Carrier
38 The incident concerning Alana Burke
39 The incident concerning Thomas Harkin
40 The arrest of William John Doherty
41 The incident concerning Pat Cashman
42 The arrest of James Charles Doherty
43 The treatment of Duncan Clark and William John Doherty after arrest
44 Conclusions on the treatment of those arrested in Sector 2
45 The situation in the Eden Place waste ground and the car park of the Rossville Flats
46 Rioting in the Rossville Flats car park
47 The question of nail and blast bomb explosions
48 The cocking of rifles by Mortar Platoon soldiers
49 The question of gunfire directed at the soldiers
50 The question of low velocity gunfire directed at Major Loden and others
51 Firing by the soldiers in Sector 2
52 Summary of the shots and targets claimed by the soldiers of Mortar Platoon
53 Summary of the firing soldiers’ evidence of incoming fire
54 General summary and consideration of the evidence of the soldiers of Mortar Platoon in Sector 2
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
4:   Volume IV
55 The casualties in Sector 2
56 The order and position of the known casualties in Sector 2
57 Evidence from the soldiers concerning the known casualties
58 Other evidence of paramilitary gunmen in Sector 2
59 When the Support Company vehicles moved forward
60 The question of unidentified casualties
61 Firing by a soldier in Sector 2 observed by Corporal INQ 444
62 The shooting posture of the soldiers who fired in Sector 2
63 Civilian evidence relating to the position on the ground of the soldiers who shot those hit by gunfire
64 The soldiers responsible for the Sector 2 casualties
65 C Company
66 Arrests at 33 Chamberlain Street
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
5:   Volume V
67 Introduction
68 The layout of this part of the city
69 The movement of the soldiers
70 The actions of civilians in Rossville Street on and after the arrival of the Army vehicles
71 Rioters coming from the Columbcille Court alleyway
72 The high velocity shots heard by Corporal P and Private 017
73 The initial firing by Corporal P
74 Private 017’s gunman
75 Other evidence of a man with a handgun in Rossville Street
76 Other firing of baton rounds in Sector 3
77 The injury to Seamus Liddy
78 The injury to Mary Smith
79 Joseph Lynn and the incident in the derelict building
80 The initial movements of the soldiers in Sector 3
81 Firing by Anti-Tank Platoon soldiers from the low walls of the Kells Walk ramp
82 Evidence of soldiers of gunmen at or firing from the rubble barricade
83 Nail and petrol bombs
84 Firing by Composite Platoon soldiers from the low walls of the Kells Walk ramp
85 Other shooting by soldiers in Sector 3
86 The casualties in Sector 3
87 The question of unidentified gunfire casualties in Sector 3
88 The damage to the south end of the eastern block of Glenfada Park North
89 The soldiers responsible for the Sector 3 casualties
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
6:   Volume VI
90 Introduction
91 The layout of this part of the city
92 Civilian evidence of the situation immediately before and as soldiers entered Glenfada Park North
93 The movement of soldiers into Glenfada Park North
94 The route of the soldiers into Glenfada Park North
95 The arrival of Corporal E, Lance Corporal F, Private G and Private H in Glenfada Park North
96 The movement and actions of other members of Anti-Tank Platoon
97 The situation in Glenfada Park North on the arrival of the soldiers
98 Other military evidence of firing in Glenfada Park North
99 Summary of the military evidence
100 Consideration of the soldiers’ evidence
101 Civilian evidence of the situation in Glenfada Park North as the soldiers arrived and opened fire
102 Civilian evidence of soldiers firing in Glenfada Park North
103 Consideration of civilian evidence
104 The casualties in Glenfada Park North
105 The movements of the soldiers after the initial shooting
106 Abbey Park – the layout of this part of the city
107 The shooting and casualties in Abbey Park
108 Events following the shooting in Glenfada Park North and Abbey Park
109 Accounts of other shooting at civilians in the area of Sector 4
110 The question of unidentified casualties in the area of Sector 4
111 Paramilitary activity in Sector 4
112 The soldiers responsible for the Sector 4 casualties
113 Arrests in Sector 4
114 Patrick O’Donnell and the incident at City Cabs
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
7:   Volume VII
115 Introduction
116 The layout of this part of the city
117 The movement of people through the gap between Blocks 2 and 3 of the Rossville Flats
118 The casualties in Sector 5
119 The shooting from Glenfada Park North
120 Conclusions on the shooting of the casualties in Sector 5
121 Introduction
122 The bodies of Michael McDaid, John Young and William Nash
123 Further firing in Sector 3
124 The arrival of the ambulances and other firing
125 Introduction
126 Gerald Donaghey’s background
127 Gerald Donaghey’s movements on the day
128 The sighting of nail bombs
129 Civilian evidence about the aftermath of the shooting of Gerald Donaghey
130 Barrier 20 in Barrack Street
131 The Regimental Aid Post at Craigavon Bridge
132 The arrival of Corporal 150 and Gerald Donaghey at the Regimental Aid Post
133 Events after the arrival of Corporal 150 and Gerald Donaghey at the Regimental Aid Post
134 Evidence from Royal Ulster Constabulary officers
135 The Ammunition Technical Officer, Captain 127
136 Royal Ulster Constabulary and Royal Military Police photographers
137 Other witnesses
138 Scientific evidence
139 The explosives
140 The features of the nail bombs
141 The bullet hole in Gerald Donaghey’s left jacket pocket
142 Means of igniting the nail bombs
143 The stocking hose in Gerald Donaghey’s jeans pocket
144 Other alleged indications that the nail bombs had been planted
145 Conclusions
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
8:   Volume VIII
146 Introduction
147 The Provisional IRA
148 The Official IRA
149 The Fianna
150 Paramilitary firing
151 Other incidents of paramilitary firing and the response of soldiers
152 Other evidence said to show paramilitary firing within the five sectors
153 The question of automatic gunfire
154 Conclusions on paramilitary activities on Bloody Sunday
155 Introduction
156 The detention centre at Fort George
157 The arrestees taken to Fort George
158 The William Street arrests
159 The transfer of arrestees from the Bogside to Fort George
160 The treatment of the arrestees escorted to Fort George by the Provost Detachment
161 The treatment of the arrestees escorted to Fort George by members of C Company
162 Identification of arrestees by soldiers at Fort George
163 Allegations of complicity on the part of the Royal Ulster Constabulary
164 Conclusions
165 The Loden List of Engagements
166 The live ammunition count, spare rounds and modified rounds
167 Firing from the City Walls
168 The firing incident concerning Gunner INQ 1255
169 Major General Ford
170 Brigadier MacLellan
171 Lieutenant Colonel Wilford
172 Major Loden
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
9:   Volume IX
173 The Royal Military Police statements and maps
174 The trajectory photographs
175 Missing photographs and other materials
176 The provenance of the photograph of the scene in Glenfada Park North
177 The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association statements and the Keville tapes
178 Psyops and military information activity
179 Private 027
180 Introduction
181 The hierarchical nature of Army communications
182 Signal instructions
183 Radio nets operated by the Army in Londonderry
184 Observers on the 8th Infantry Brigade net on 30th January 1972
185 The Army monitoring of radio nets on 30th January 1972
186 Civilian monitoring of Army and Royal Ulster Constabulary radio transmissions on 30th January 1972
187 Call signs
188 Code words and nicknames
189 The BID 150 radio link
190 Other means of communication used by the Army
191 Interception of Army communications recorded on Bloody Sunday
192 Royal Ulster Constabulary communications
193 The constitutional position of the Army in Northern Ireland
194 The legal position of soldiers in Northern Ireland
195 The validity of regulations concerning soldiers made under the Northern Ireland Special Powers legislation
196 The lawfulness of the arrests on Bloody Sunday
Volume / Title Chapter Chapter Title
10:   Volume X
  Appendix 1: Matters Relating to the Inquiry
  A1.2: Representation before the Inquiry
  Appendix 2: Opening Statement, Principal Rulings of the Tribunal and the Decisions of Various Courts
  A2.1: Opening Statement of the Tribunal (3rd April 1998)
  A2.43: High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division (Divisional Court) (London, 16th March 1999): anonymity for soldiers (item 4 above)
  Bibliography
 

 

 


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