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Bombs on Belfast: The Blitz 1941

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10th April 2020

'Bombs on Belfast: The Blitz 1941' presents a collection of photographs from the Belfast Telegraph archives offering an insight into city life in 1941.

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A Nurse in the Belfast Blitz : The Diary of Emma Duffin 1939-42

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9th April 2020

Emma Duffin was a nurse who saw service in both World Wars and wrote in great detail in journals during this time. This is her account of wartime Belfast.

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The Belfast Blitz: The People’s Story

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8th April 2020

Stephen Douds uses diaries, memoirs, newspapers, and eyewitness accounts to retell the story 'The Belfast Blitz: The People's Story' of the events of 1941.

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The Belfast Blitz: The City In The War Years

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7th April 2020

'The Belfast Blitz: The City In The War Years' is the most comprehensive work on the period of the attacks during the Belfast Blitz of April and May 1941.

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Post 381

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6th April 2020

'Post 381' is the Second World War memoirs of James Doherty, a volunteer Air Raid Warden in North Belfast during the Belfast Blitz of April and May 1941.

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D’ye Mind The Day…

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3rd April 2020

'D'ye Mind The Day' by John Pepper is a collection of snippets from the archives of the Belfast Telegraph, a newspaper published daily in Northern Ireland.

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Overhead and Over Here

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2nd April 2020

'Overhead and Over Here' written by Ernie Cromie of the Ulster Aviation Society focuses on US military aviation in Ulster during the Second World War.

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Home Away From Home: The Yanks in Ireland

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1st April 2020

With an introduction by Walter Kronkite, who spent time in Ireland, 'Home Away From Home: The Yanks in Ireland' tells the tale of a special relationship.

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Passing Through: The 82nd Airborne Division in Northern Ireland 1943-44

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31st March 2020

John P McCann's 'Passing Through', tells the story of the United States Army 82nd Airborne Division in Northern Ireland and beyond during World War Two.