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Belfast Blitz: Aftermath of The Docks Raid

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13th October 2020

In the aftermath of The Docks Raid, Belfast realised it had a fortunate escape, in which 13 civilians died as a result of the enemy action.

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Belfast Blitz: Build up to The Docks Raid

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13th October 2020

The build up to The Docks Raid may date back to the Fall of France in June 1940 when the city fell within range of the Luftwaffe Bombers.

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Belfast Blitz: Timeline of The Docks Raid

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13th October 2020

Luftwaffe Bombers set off on 7th April 1941. Bombs fell on the city of Belfast soon after midnight on 8th April 1941 before sirens sounded.

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Where you can see the “N.H.S. Spitfire” over Northern Ireland

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17th September 2020

Find out where you can see the iconic Second World War-era Supermarine Spitfire in its blue N.H.S. livery as it flies over Northern Ireland.

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Pierce Brosnan to star as ‘The Last Rifleman’ in Northern Ireland

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2nd September 2020

The former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan will star as a Second World War veteran in a care home in Northern Ireland based on a true story.

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How did Northern Ireland prepare for the Second World War?

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19th August 2020

In many ways, Northern Ireland prepared for the Second World War in much the same way as Great Britain during Summer and early Autumn 1939.

The murder of Private Owen McLoughlin in Randalstown, Co. Antrim

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1st August 2020

The fatal stabbing of Private Owen McLoughlin of Motherwell, Scotland took place during a brawl following a dance in Randalstown, Co. Antrim.

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Aviation incidents in Ulster during the Second World War

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24th July 2020

Ulster boasted many airfields throughout the Second World War, which led to a considerable number of aviation incidents across Northern Ireland.

The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland during the Second World War

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13th July 2020

Members of the Loyal Orange Institution of Ireland played their part in the Second World War on the front lines, in factories, and raising funds.