By Scott Edgar
18th February 2020
Mr. John G Winant - American Ambassador to the United Kingdom visited Northern Ireland on 17th-18th February 1942, inspecting US Army troops and camps.
Armagh Road Presbyterian Church, Portadown, Co. Armagh welcomed members of the United States Army to a special service of gospel songs on 2nd April 1944.
Bannvale House, Gilford, Co. Down hosted elements of 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry, United States Army as they entered the European Theatre of Operations.
19th February 2020
Mr. John G Winant - American Ambassador to Britain visits troops of the American Expeditionary Force in their Nissen Hut camps in Northern Ireland in 1942.
American troops of the United States Army settling into life in Northern as they prepare with basic training for the European Theatre of Operations in 1942.
20th March 2019
On 20th March 1943, 3 Belfast men were stabbed in Donegall Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim after becoming involved in a fight with some American soldiers.
On 7th March 1942, Corporal Earl Ervin Perkins was the first serving member of the United States Army to die on European soil during the Second World War.
30th March 2020
Between 30th March and 4th April 1944, General George S Patton visited Northern Ireland, inspecting United States Army Infantry Divisions across Ulster.
During the Second World War, troops from the United States Army's 6th Cavalry had a base in the Gilford Masonic Hall on Stramore Road, Gilford, Co. Down.