Locations

Map showing General Stanisław Sosabowski Mural, Foxglove Street, Belfast

General Stanisław Sosabowski Mural, Foxglove Street, Belfast

Foxglove Street, Belfast

A mural of Polish Airborne General Stanisław Sosabowski stands on the junction of Foxglove Street and Beersbridge Road in East Belfast.

Map showing Foxglove Street, Belfast

Foxglove Street, Belfast

Belfast

Foxglove Street in East Belfast is the site of a mural depicting Polish Airborne troops during Operation Market Garden in September 1944.

Map showing Drum House, Drumbeg, Co. Down

Drum House, Drumbeg, Co. Down

254 Upper Malone Road, Drumbeg, Co. Down

Now a modern Garden Centre, during the Second World War, Drum House in Drumbeg, Co. Down served as a base for the Home Guard and the A.T.S.

Map showing Drumbeg, Co. Down during the Second World War

Drumbeg, Co. Down during the Second World War

Co. Down

During the Second World War, the tranquility of Drumbeg, Co. Down shattered with the arrival of Home Guard and A.T.S. Motor Transport Companies.

Map showing Clonmore, Co. Armagh during the Second World War

Clonmore, Co. Armagh during the Second World War

Co. Armagh

During the Second World War, elements of the British Army used the peatlands around Clonmore, Co. Armagh to train in preparation for battle.

Map showing Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinler, Co. Down

Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinler, Co. Down

7 Ballymartin Road, Ballykinler, Co. Down

Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinler, Co. Down was a military base used for training of British and American forces during the Second World War.

Map showing Ballykinler, Co. Down during the Second World War

Ballykinler, Co. Down during the Second World War

Co. Down

The village of Ballykinler near Downpatrick, Co. Down was home to Abercorn Barracks, a base used for training during the Second World War.

Map showing Lisburn, Co. Antrim during the Second World War

Lisburn, Co. Antrim during the Second World War

Co. Antrim

Lisburn lies partly in Co. Antrim and Co. Down. During the Second World War, it saw much activity with troops of many nations in the area.

Map showing Charlemont, Co. Armagh during the Second World War

Charlemont, Co. Armagh during the Second World War

Co. Armagh

During the Second World War, Charlemont on the Co. Armagh banks of the River Blackwater was the site of a Government-run potato factory.