In February 1946, a group of young Holocaust survivors arrived in Northern Ireland, travelling onwards to the safe haven of the farm in Millisle, Co. Down.
Remembering those with connections to Northern Ireland who died on 1st February while serving in armies, navies, and air forces in the Second World War.
On 2nd February 1942, members of a recently arrived U.S. Army signals battalion met with cooks from a British Army regiment at Sunnylands Camp, Co. Antrim.
The Second World War was a global conflict. On 3rd February 1943, sailors and airmen with connections to Northern Ireland died off Iceland and in Tunisia.
On 4th February 1943, Lieutenant Bainbridge accompanied members of No. 12 and 33 Provost Company, A.T.S. in Northern Ireland showing their daily activities.
On 6th February 1943, Donkeyman Donald Bremner of Ballymena, Co. Antrim died following an aerial torpedo attack on S.S. Fort Babine off the Algerian coast.
On 7th February 1943, Able Seaman George Clinton of Belfast died when M.V. Afrika came under attack from U-402 as the merchant vessel crossed the north Atlantic
On 8th February 1944, 8th (Belfast) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment sustained casualties during the Battle of the Admin Box as enemy forces shelled their position.
On 14th February 1943, an explosion rocked Killymoon Street, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. The blast resulted in the deaths of locals Daniel Donnelly and John Creggan.
First Lieutenant "Bud" Bleser was an American serving in a Royal Canadian Air Force squadron at his time of death in Northern Ireland on 15th February 1944.
Photographs from 16th February 1941 and 1943 show the Royal Navy patrolling and the British Army training in the waterways in and around Northern Ireland.
On 17th February 1942, Mr. John G. Winant (U.S. Ambassador for Britain) arrived in Northern Ireland. His visit last two days and took him to Sunnylands Camp.
On 18th February 1941, H.M.S. Scimitar was spotted off the coast of Northern Ireland. The following year saw the visit of U.S. Ambassador Mr. John G. Winant.
On 20th February 1943, a host of dignitaries gathered at a large military parade in front of Belfast City Hall to mark the 25th anniversary of Red Army Day.
On 22nd February 1941, a Belfast Telegraph photographer joined the crew on board a Royal Navy vessel as they undertook a convoy patrol in the North Atlantic.
On 24th February 1946, a Douglas Dakota plane carrying young Jewish orphans from lands across occupied Europe landed at Sydenham airfield in East Belfast.
On 24th February 1946, a further group of young Jewish teenagers orphaned as a result of the Holocaust landed at an Ulster airfield, travelling on to Millisle.