20th September in wartime Northern Ireland

We remember Gunner George Pentland of Portadown and airman Thomas Arthur Mewhort of Belfast who died on 20th September 1942, while a Spitfire crashed in Éire.

Barrage Balloons

With the Second World War underway, sights such as this barrage balloon photographed on 20th September 1940 became more commonplace in cities like Belfast.

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