By Scott Edgar
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.
23rd March 2020
On 24th March 1945, 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles took part in Operation Varsity, the successful airborne assault to secure the crossing of the Rhine.
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.
20th March 2020
The idea of hoarding produce in a time of crisis is not new. In August 1939, as the United Kingdom prepared for food rationing, newspapers offered advice.
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.
1st March 2020
WartimeNI joined Andrew Farmer of Folk and Lore Podcast to chat about life as an amateur historian and discuss some of our favourite stories from WartimeNI.
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 February 2020
At the invite of Reverend Wynne, members of the US Army visited Armagh Road Presbyterian Church on 2nd April 1944 for an evening of hymns and spirituals.
7th February 2020
Racial tensions rose in Northern Ireland during World War Two as US Army segregation brought an end to the warm Ulster welcome received by black GIs.