The Cairo Gang were all officers who met at the Cairo Cafe and included Baggalley and Ashmun(t) Aimes
Once misinformation gets going it is very difficult to stop it!. The Cairo Gang is a modern, post 1950 creation, it was never used in contemporary documents. I defy/encourage anyone to come up with an original use of the exp
ression any earlier. You can also run it through the Google gismo to show its origins at that time.
An explanation of "The Cairo Gang" photo - click
. They were F Coy ADRIC, the photo, and there are at least two different annotated copies using the same names, on the IRA file in Bur Mil History in Dublin it shows clearly who they were. The IRA called the "Special Gang" not "Cairo Gang"