US Army: A Pocket Guide to Northern Ireland
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.
The shooting of Albert Rodden in Limavady, Co. Londonderry
17th April 2019
The shooting of Albert Rodden on 17th April 1942 was a tragic accident involving a US Army convoy and the mis-firing machine gun of Sergeant WV Clipsham.
NIRTB Bus driver Albert Rodden from Dungiven, Co. Londonderry died in a tragic accident involving vehicles from a US Army convoy on 17th April 1942.
The first GI Bride wedding in Northern Ireland
13th April 2019
The first GI Bride wedding in Northern Ireland took place in secret between Private First Class Herbert Cooke and Miss Thelma Smith of Belfast, Co. Antrim.
Civilians stabbed in Donegall Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim
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.
The first and last rounds of B Battery, 151st Field Artillery Battalion
20th February 2019
On 21st February 1942, B Battery, 151st Field Artillery Battalion, 34th Infantry Division fired the first American shells in Europe during World War Two.
Atlantic Crossings Make History
A pair of Atlantic crossing make history as Churchill visits the United States before the first contingent of American GIs arrive in Belfast, Co. Antrim.
Wilmont House, Dunmurry, Co. Antrim
Wilmont House stands in Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park, Dunmurry, Co. Antrim. The grand house and parkland was home to US Army forces during World War Two.