Jack Angew's D-Day Jump
An audience at the 2008 American Vetereans' Center conference hear the story of Jack Agnew's D-Day jump. Born in Belfast, Jack was in "The Filthy Thirteen".
John "Jack" Agnew
Private First Class Jack Agnew became part of one of World War Two's most infamous US Army units but the paratrooper was born in Belfast, Co. Antrim.
307th Quartermaster Sterilization Battalion in Northern Ireland
19th November 2018
In November 1943, 307th Quartermaster Sterilization Battalion arrived in Northern Ireland finding themselves throughout the province in the run up to D-Day.
Brownlow House, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Brownlow House overlooks the public park and lake in the Co. Armagh town of Lurgan. During World War Two it was a headquarters of the United States Army.
GI Jive Festival, Kilkeel, Co. Down
11th July 2018
The annual GI Jive Festival takes place in the Co. Down town of Kilkeel. It features the music and fashion of the 40s along with some WWII reenactors.
While serving with the Military Police as part of XV Corps during World War Two, Neal Roelofsen made his mark on Northern Ireland. His name is still etched in brickwork in Co. Armagh.
American Football at Ravenhill Stadium, Belfast, Co. Antrim
7th March 2018
The first game of American Football in Europe during WW2 was played at the Ravenhill Stadium, Belfast between "Yarvard" and "Hale" on 14th November 1942.