Locations

Map showing Ardboe, Co. Tyrone during the Second World War

Ardboe, Co. Tyrone during the Second World War

Co. Tyrone

Ardboe is a village in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It lies near Cookstown and was redveloped during the 1940s with the building of the Cluntoe Airfield.

Map showing South Belfast in the Second World War

South Belfast in the Second World War

Belfast

Throughout the Second World War, South Belfast was a more affluent area of the city and many buildings saw use by the British and United States military.

Map showing North Belfast in the Second World War

North Belfast in the Second World War

Belfast

Through the Second World War, North Belfast was a working-class area, packed with terraced houses, factories, mills, and suffered during the Belfast Blitz.

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WartimeNI

Trillick Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim

World War Two NI is an online resource full of stories, sights, and sounds from 1939-1945 in the small yet important stronghold of Northern Ireland.

Map showing Wartime Co. Down

Wartime Co. Down

Each branch of the military saw action in Co. Down in the Second World War from U.S. Forces and General Eisenhower in Bangor to the R.A.F. at Ballyhalbert.

Map showing Wartime Co. Antrim

Wartime Co. Antrim

During the Second World War, Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland hosted RAF and USAAF airfields, evacuee camps, and bases and training grounds for American GIs.

Map showing Wartime Co. Armagh

Wartime Co. Armagh

Co. Armagh was a hive of activity in the Second World War. Thousands of American GIs passed through the Orchard County from bases such as Brownlow House.

Map showing Wartime Co. Fermanagh

Wartime Co. Fermanagh

The military in Co. Fermanagh in the Second World War was well placed to patrol the Atlantic Coast from bases such as Castle Archdale or R.A.F. Killadeas.

Map showing Wartime Co. Tyrone

Wartime Co. Tyrone

In the Second World War, Co. Tyrone hosted troops from the United States Army as well as the newly-formed Belgian Infantry Brigades and a large airfield.