By Scott Edgar
13th April 2019
A GI Bride wedding at a Presbyterian church took place in secret between Private First Class Herbert Cooke and Miss Thelma Smith of Belfast, Co. Antrim.
18th February 2020
Mr. John G Winant - American Ambassador to the United Kingdom visited Northern Ireland on 17th-18th February 1942, inspecting US Army troops and camps.
10th March 2020
Boxing was popular in Northern Ireland before the outbreak of World War Two. Fighters like Rinty Monaghan became household names and troops went toe-to-toe.
20th March 2019
On 20th March 1943, 3 Belfast men were stabbed in Donegall Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim after becoming involved in a fight with some American soldiers.
23rd August 2019
On 23rd-24th August 1945, General Dwight D. Eisenhower visited Belfast where he received an honorary degree and the Freedom of the City.
30th March 2020
Between 30th March and 4th April 1944, General George S Patton visited Northern Ireland, inspecting United States Army Infantry Divisions across Ulster.
7th February 2020
Throughout the Second World War, Northern Ireland welcomed United States Army soldiers regardless of race. There was no colour bar in Ulster.
20th February 2019
On 21st February 1942, B Battery, 151st Field Artillery Battalion, 34th Infantry Division fired the first American shells in Europe during World War Two.
4th October 2019
Private Lawrence McKenzie was found guilty of manslaughter following the killing of Minnie Martin in the gate lodge of Ballywillwill House, Co. Down.