Wartime Co. Armagh

Co. Armagh was a hive of activity in the Second World War. Thousands of American GIs passed through the Orchard County from bases such as Brownlow House.

Acton

Armagh

Portadown

Portadown

Portadown, Co. Armagh stands on the River Bann. The town provided bases for British and American troops, and detainee camps for German prisoners of war.

Tandragee

Tandragee

Tandragee, Co. Armagh stands on the River Cusher. American troops set up bases in and around the area. In 1943, a Spitfire crashed not far from the town.