Between 1938-1948, many young Jewish refugees fleeing the horrors of the Holocaust found a safe haven in an old farm on the outskirts of Millisle, Co. Down.
The Safe Haven Sculpture in the grounds of Millisle Primary School takes the shape of a Star of David commemorating the Jewish refugees who came to the village.
Before and during the Second World War, the village of Millisle became a safe haven for many young Jewish people fleeing the horrors of Nazi-occupied Europe.
The Ballyvester Pillbox on the outskirts of Millisle, Co. Down was part of several stop-lines created throughout Northern Ireland during the Second World War.
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2023, we talked with Dr. Christine Schmidt of Wiener Holocaust Library in London about Kindertransport and the library's work.
WartimeNI's Scott Edgar is a fan of history and of ice hockey. In this episode, he goes back to 1939 to reveal the history of Belfast's first ice hockey stars.
Dr. Joseph Quinn (University of Oxford) chats about Their Finest Hour, a Second World War digital humanities project before diving into life in wartime Ulster.
Sam Robinson, historian and die-hard fan of Glentoran F.C. joined us to talk about Tom Pearson, the Irish Guards, the Belfast Blitz, and going on at The Oval.
Rebecca Brownlie is a photographer and the author of 'Abandoned Ireland'. In this episode, we take a look at some of Ulster's Second World War heritage sites.
A sculpture in the shape of the Star of David stands in the grounds of Millisle Primary School in Co. Down. Many young Jewish refugees attended the school during their time spent at the nearby resettlement farm.