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Short Sunderland NJ175 crash at Cashelard, Co. Donegal

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12th August 2016

Short Sunderland NJ175 was one of many flying boats operating from Castle Archdale, Co. Fermanagh in the hands of the Royal Canadian Air Force 422 Squadron.

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Westland Lysander P1731 crash at RAF Sydenham, Co. Down

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30th April 2016

Polish Airman Sergeant Edward Lewandowski piloted Westland Lysander P1731 on 30th April 1942. The plane came down after take-off from RAF Sydenham, Belfast.

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Armstrong Whitworth Whitley P5041 crash on Mull of Kintyre, Scotland

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23rd January 2016

Armstrong Whitworth Whitley P5041 took off from RAF Aldergrove, Co. Antrim on 23rd January 1941. It crashed in poor weather killing all five of the aircrew.

Corsair JT692 crash at Ballymoney, Co. Antrim

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18th January 2016

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Stinson Reliant FK914 crash on Sawel Mountain, Co. Londonderry

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5th January 2016

On 5th January 1944, Stinson Reliant FK914 took off from RNAS Eglinton in Co. Londonderry before coming down on the north-eastern slope of Sawel Mountain.

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WartimeNI visit to Normandy 2014 [D-Day 70]

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13th June 2014

Visiting Normandy is a must for any World War Two enthusiast. We were fortunate to visit during 2014's commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

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Liberation of Bayeux

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8th June 2014

On 7th-8th June 1944, the liberation of Bayeux took place. Allied troops headed up by 50th Northumbrian Division took the medieval town from Nazi control.

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Touring Normandy with Mémorial de Caen Museum

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7th June 2014

In June 2014, WartimeNI visited Normandy, France for the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Touring with Mémorial de Caen guides is a great way to see the sights.

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Celebrating Liberty in Caen, Normandy

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6th June 2014

Locals, tourists, veterans, people young and old took to the streets of Normandy in June 2014 to celebrate liberty in Caen on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.