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Chance Vought Corsair JT692 crash in Ballymoney, Co. Antrim

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18th January 2016

Chance Vought Corsair JT692 came down near the town of Ballymoney, Co. Antrim on 18th January 1945 killing Pilot Sub-Lieutenant Peter Storm Ross.

Stinson Reliant FK914 crash at Sawel Mountain, Co. Londonderry

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5th January 2016

On 5th January 1944, Stinson Reliant FK914 took off from R.N.A.S. Eglinton, Co. Londonderry before coming down on the north-east slopes 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.

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D-Day commemorations in Caen, Normandy

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6th June 2014

In 2014, I watched the D-Day commemorations in Ouistreham from a quiet bar in Caen as world leaders joined veterans of the campaign to remember June 1944.

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The Royal Navy in Caen

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6th June 2014

WartimeNI visited Normandy during the 70th anniversary of D-Day celebrations. We found four vessels of the Royal Navy in Caen, still sailing strong in 2014.

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A walking tour of Caen, Normandy

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6th June 2014

In June 2014, WartimeNI visited Normandy during the 70th anniversary of D-Day. A walking tour of Caen took us from Norman occupation to the Allied invasion.