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Where you can see the “N.H.S. Spitfire” over Northern Ireland

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17th September 2020

Find out where you can see the iconic Second World War-era Supermarine Spitfire in its blue N.H.S. livery as it flies over Northern Ireland.

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Pierce Brosnan to star as ‘The Last Rifleman’ in Northern Ireland

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2nd September 2020

The former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan will star as a Second World War veteran in a care home in Northern Ireland based on a true story.

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How did Northern Ireland prepare for the Second World War?

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19th August 2020

In many ways, Northern Ireland prepared for the Second World War in much the same way as Great Britain during Summer and early Autumn 1939.

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Aviation incidents in Ulster during the Second World War

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24th July 2020

Ulster boasted many airfields throughout the Second World War, which led to a considerable number of aviation incidents across Northern Ireland.

The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland during the Second World War

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13th July 2020

Members of the Loyal Orange Institution of Ireland played their part in the Second World War on the front lines, in factories, and raising funds.

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General Eisenhower inspects US Army Infantry and Airborne troops in Northern Ireland

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17th May 2020

Between 17th-19th May 1944, General Dwight D Eisenhower visited Northern Ireland to inspect Infantry and Airborne troops as they prepared for Normandy.

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1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers and the fighting retreat to Dunkirk

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17th May 2020

On 29th May 1940, 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers reached the safety of Dunkirk having fought a retreat against Rommel's 7th Panzer Division on the way.

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Northern Ireland’s nurses in the Second World War

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12th May 2020

Nurses from Northern Ireland worked throughout the Second World War, serving in Europe, in the Far East, and in Blitzed cities across the United Kingdom.

Victory in Europe: V.E. Day celebrations in Portglenone, Co. Antrim

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7th May 2020

Victory in Europe Day or VE Day celebrations in Portglenone, Co. Antrim drew to a close on 8th May 1945 with the burning of Adolf Hitler and Lord Haw-Haw.