There was much activity in the Sperrin Mountains during the Second World War from Army training, air crashes, to roads cut through the rock.
Kilrea Railway Station in Co. Londonderry opened in 1880. In 1941, the Royal Air Force, while training, simulated a raid on the Goods Yard.
On 18th November 1941, residents of Kilrea, Co. Londonderry watched as an R.A.F. Bomber simulated at attack on the local Railway Station.
During the Second World War, American GIs undergoing training in nearby Ballycarry frequented The Rinkha Dancehall in Islandmagee, Co. Antrim.
On 18th October 1941, 5th Reconnaissance Battalion, 5th Infantry Division trained with Bren Gun Carriers at Castledillon Estate, Co. Armagh.
St. Lucia Barracks, Omagh, Co. Tyrone was a military base between 1875 and 2007 including during both The Great War and Second World War.
During the Second World War, Hillsborough Castle was the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Abercorn and welcomed high profile visitors.
During the Second World War, the village of Hillsborough, Co. Down was the home of the Governor of Northern Ireland the Duke of Abercorn.
With the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, authorities requisitioned Stranmillis College for use as a Military Hospital.