25th March in wartime Northern Ireland

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.

Royal Armoured Corps in Bessbrook

On 25th March 1941, 2nd Battalion Fife and Forfar Yeomanry took part in a training exercise in Co. Armagh after a short tea break at Derrymore House, Bessbrook.

New recruits in Ballymena

On 25th March 1943, new recruits to the British Army were put through their paces with a range of tests at a Primary Training Centre in Ballymena, Co. Antrim.

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