By Scott Edgar
20th November 2019
The July 1941 drownings in Carlingford Lough, Co. Down claimed the lives of 6 members of 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment based in nearby Rostrevor.
18th November 2019
Irish Moonshine, Mountain Dew, Poteen or Poitín... The effects of the illicitly stilled brew were mighty until wartime rationing almost halted the stills.
17th October 2019
No visit to Berlin is complete without taking in the historic sites that remain from World War Two from magnificent monuments to battle-scarred buildings.
30th September 2019
An outburst of US Army violence occurred in Co. Antrim in September 1942 when white troops and black soldiers clashed causing the death of an American GI.
25th September 2019
The rural village of Killycolpy, Co. Tyrone was the scene of a brutal assault and murder on 25th September 1944. Some readers may find details upsetting.
23rd September 2019
With tens of thousands homeless in Belfast in the wake of the Belfast Blitz, matters of importance for the government included protecting the Carson statue.
17th September 2019
Operation Market Garden began on 17th September 1944. On the first day, the tanks of the Irish Guards who made up part of XXX Corps set off for Eindhoven.
13th September 2019
13th September 1945 saw the arrival of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery at Long Kesh Airfield, Co. Down. From then, he spent 3 days in Northern Ireland.
The first Luftwaffe attack on Bangor, Co. Down came on Friday 13th September 1940 as a lone plane dropped 22 incendiary devices on the small coastal town.