Locations

Map showing The Oxo Factory, Belfast, Co. Down

The Oxo Factory, Belfast, Co. Down

199-203 Beersbridge Road, Belfast, Co. Down

The Oxo Factory in Belfast, Co. Down moved its storage facilities to Beersbridge Road after the surge in popularity of the foodstuff during the World Wars.

Map showing Donaghadee, Co. Down

Donaghadee, Co. Down

Co. Down

The small town of Donaghadee, Co. Down still contains remnants of its Second World War History as well as tragic memories of the sinking of "Miss Betty".

Map showing Lustgarten, Berlin, Germany

Lustgarten, Berlin, Germany

Am Lustgaretn 1, Berlin

The Lustgarten is a neoclassical public park on Berlin's Museum Island. Over the years, it has seen many uses from a royal garden to a Nazi parade ground.

Map showing Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

Niederkirchnerstraße 7, Berlin

The Martin-Gropius Bau in Berlin, Germany is a renowned exhibition space. During the Second World War, it was a museum of prehistory and fine Asian arts.

Map showing Ahorey Presbyterian Church, Ahorey, Co. Armagh

Ahorey Presbyterian Church, Ahorey, Co. Armagh

122-148 Aghory Road, Portadown, Co. Armagh

In August 1942, visitors from the US Army came to Ahorey Presbyterian Church, Co. Armagh. A preacher, soloist, and organist brought some American flair.

Map showing Memel Street, Belfast, Co. Down

Memel Street, Belfast, Co. Down

Belfast, Co. Down

Nothing remains of Memel Street or its neighbouring terraces now. It once stood just off Bridge End in a part of East Belfast debastated by the 1941 Blitz.

Map showing Kinnegar Prisoner of War Camp, Holywood, Co. Down

Kinnegar Prisoner of War Camp, Holywood, Co. Down

38 Kinnegar Road, Holywood, Co. Down

Kinnegar Prisoner of War Camp stood on the site of Kinnegar Barracks, Holywood, Co. Down. In February 1945, 9 German POWs staged a daring escape attempt.

Map showing Carrickblacker Prisoner of War Camp, Portadown, Co. Armagh

Carrickblacker Prisoner of War Camp, Portadown, Co. Armagh

192 Gilford Road, Portadown, Co. Armagh

Portadown Golf Club was once the site of a grand house and the Carrickblacker Prisoner of War Camp, which took its name from the 17th century mansion.

Map showing Taughmonagh Prisoner of War Camp, Finaghy, Co. Antrim

Taughmonagh Prisoner of War Camp, Finaghy, Co. Antrim

Lisburn Road, Finaghy, Co. Antrim

The Taughmonagh Prisoner of War Camp stood on what is now the housing development of the same name as well as on Balmoral Golf Club in Finaghy, Co. Antrim.