In March 1942, press photographers documented members of the U.S. Army in downtime at barracks and the recovery of damaged Royal Air Force planes in Co. Down.
On 1st March 1941, S.S. Cadillac went down in the north Atlantic Ocean. The Master and several members of the crew had strong connections to Northern Ireland.
At least eight seafaring men with connections to Northern Ireland died as a result of the sinking of S.S. Castlehill in the Bristol Channel on 2nd March 1941.
On 3rd March 1943, Belfast-born Lieutenant Edward Victor Polley died following a motorcycle accident in England while serving with the Royal Canadian Engineers.
On 6th March 1944, a murder took place on the streets of Belfast. The perpetrator, sentenced to death, was a 26-year-old private in the United States Army.
On 7th March 1942, Corporal Earl Ervin Perkins died at an army camp in Co. Antrim. He was the U.S. Army's first fatality in the European Theater of Operations.
8th March is International Women's Day, a time to remember the important role played by women during the Second World War in Northern Ireland and across the UK.
On 9th March 1943, C Squadron, North Irish Horse came under heavy mortar fire between Djebel Abiod and Sedjenane. Three Ulstermen died while engaging the enemy.
On 11th March 1941, officers affiliated to British Troops in Northern Ireland (B.T.N.I.) posed for a photograph highlighting the need to 'Dig For Victory'.
On 12th March 1941, the traditional presentation of the shamrock to a battalion of Royal Irish Fusiliers took place at Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinler, Co. Down.
On 16th March 1942, troops of the United States Army enjoyed some downtime as they got used to their new surroundings, pastimes, and pay in Northern Ireland.
On St. Patrick's Day during the Second World War, officers presented sprigs of shamrock to soldiers in historic Irish regiments. The tradition carries on today.
On 21st March 1942, residents of Holywood, Co. Down observed the unusual sight of the hulk of a damaged R.A.F. Bristol Bombay plane on the town's High Street.
On 25th March 1941, tanks rolled through the Co. Armagh countryside. Two years later, new army recruits were tested at a barracks in Ballymena, Co. Antrim.
On 30th March 1944, Lieutenant General George S. Patton arrived in Northern Ireland landing at Greencastle Airfield in Co. Down to begin a short stay in Ulster.