Episode 09: The U.S. Rangers lead the way with Adrian Hack

Adrian Hack is a tour guide and fountain of knowledge on all things related to Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim in the Second World War including the U.S. Rangers.

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'A Wee Bit Of War' by Scott Edgar / Adrian Hack

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Running Time: 41:16

  • Military History
  • Social History
  • American History


  1. The U.S. Rangers lead the way

The U.S. Rangers lead the way

On 19th June 1942, the United States Army activated 1st U.S. Ranger Battalion at Sunnylands Camp in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim. In this episode, knowledgeable tour guide Adrian Hack joins us to talk about this and many other aspects of wartime Carrickfergus. Expect to hear stories of fearless commando-style training, football or soccer, and feasting on rabbit brains. There's always something happening in wartime Northern Ireland.

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