In January 1942, sappers of 853rd Quarrying Company, Royal Engineers worked at quarry sites near the Stoneyford area in Co. Antrim sourcing building materials.
In March 1942, press photographers documented members of the United States Army partaking in some rest and relaxation at a barracks in Northern Ireland.
In June 1943, U.S. Army Major General Russell P. Hartle wrote from A.P.O. 305 responding to an invitation from the Ulster Kerry Blue Terrier Club in Belfast.
In Northern Ireland, the weather turns colder and the days grow shorter in September. But that did not stop the ongoing training and toughening up of troops.