Belfast Blitz

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Activities for children: This is the way we wash our hands

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22nd March 2020

In October 1939, the Northern Whig newspaper encouraged evacuee children to stay active and sing "this is the way we wash our hands". Good advice in 2020.

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Belfast Blitz: A city unprepared for war

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7th March 2018

In 1941, the city of Belfast remained unprepared for the arrival of war to its doorstep. On 7th April 1941, the Luftwaffe arrived and everything changed.