Wartime Co. Antrim

Co. Antrim was central to many activities in World War Two. Cities and towns provided bases for military units and airfields operated across the county.

Ballycarry

Ballymena

Belfast

Belfast, Co. Antrim was an important manufacturing city during World War Two. The Luftwaffe attacked in 1941 and US troops first landed in January 1942.

Carrickfergus

Larne

Portballintrae

The seaside village of Portballintrae, Co. Antrim offered views across the North Atlantic Ocean. It housed a Submarine Detector Loop and lookout posts.

Whitehead