United States Army Air Force

Murder of a young girl in Killycolpy, Co. Tyrone

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25th September 2019

The rural village of Killycolpy, Co. Tyrone was the scene of a brutal assault and murder on 25th September 1944. Some readers may find details upsetting.

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US Army: A Pocket Guide to Northern Ireland

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24th June 2019

During World War Two, the United States Army issued a pocket guide to Northern Ireland to help troops settle in to life in Ulster as they prepared for war.

Leonard Lavern Koebel

2nd Lieutenant | O-726911

2nd Lieutenant Leonard Lavern Koebel died on 3rd October 1942 when USAAF B17 bomber 41-24451 crashed in Co. Antrim en route from Gander, Newfoundland.

George Clayton Wassell

Captain

Captain George Clayton Wassell died on 3rd October 1942 when USAAF B17 bomber 41-24451 came down on Slieveanorra Mountain, Co. Antrim on a transit flight.

Robert N Allen

2nd Lieutenant

2nd Lieutenant Robert N Allen died on 3rd October 1942 when USAAF B17 bomber 41-24451 came down on Slieveanorra Mountain, Co. Antrim on a ferry flight.

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Overhead and Underfoot: Legacies of World War II around Lough Neagh

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12th September 2018

Overhead and Underfoot: Legacies of World War II around Lough Neagh is a two- day conference hosted by Lough Neagh Partnership with a bus tour of WW2 sites.

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De Havilland Mosquito NS557 crash at Langford Lodge, Co. Antrim

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6th August 2018

On 6th August 1944, United States Army Air Force 2nd Lieutenant James E Matuska crash landed De Havilland Mosquito NS557 at RAF Langford Lodge, Co. Antrim.

John Gibson

Corporal

Corporal John Gibson of Duluth, Minnesota died on 3rd October 1942 when USAAF B17 bomber 41-24451 came down on Slieveanorra Mountain, Co. Antrim.

Dale Lasselle at Football Training

Dale Lasselle

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Captain Dale Lasselle of Portland, Oregon died on 3rd October 1942 when USAAF B17 bomber 41-24451 came down on Slieveanorra Mountain, Co. Antrim.