Locations

Map showing Second World War in Seahill, Co. Down

Second World War in Seahill, Co. Down

Co. Down

The Second World War in Seahill, Co. Down saw the construction of a Prisoner of War Camp for Axis detainees while American troops were based nearby.

Map showing Rockport Prisoner of War Camp, Seahill, Co. Down

Rockport Prisoner of War Camp, Seahill, Co. Down

Seahill, Co. Down

The Rockport Prisoner of War Camp stood near the village of Seahill, Co. Down and held German Prisoners of War until its sale by auction in June 1948.

Map showing Haywood Avenue, Belfast

Haywood Avenue, Belfast

Belfast

In 2020, Haywood Avenue off the Ormeau Road, Belfast was the scene of an alert as Ammunition Technician Officers examined a Second World War grenade.

Map showing Seymour Hill Mural, Dunmurry, Co. Antrim

Seymour Hill Mural, Dunmurry, Co. Antrim

Hornbeam Walk, Dunmurry, Co. Antrim

Colonel Robin Charley of the Royal Ulster Rifles unveiled a Second World War Mural at Hornbeam Walk, Seymour Hill, Dunmurry, Co. Antrim on 1st July 2009.

Map showing Second World War in Dunmurry, Co. Antrim

Second World War in Dunmurry, Co. Antrim

Co. Antrim

The period after the Second World War brought change to Dunmurry, Co. Antrim. In wartime, it provided a base for troops and a refuge for Blitz evacuees.

Map showing Waringstown, Co. Down in the Second World War

Waringstown, Co. Down in the Second World War

Co. Down

Waringstown, Co. Down was central to an rural area of Northern Ireland that welcomed British, American, and Belgian troops during the Second World War.

Map showing Robinson and Cleaver, Donegall Square North, Belfast

Robinson and Cleaver, Donegall Square North, Belfast

1-3 Donegall Square North, Belfast

Robinson and Cleaver Ltd. store on Donegall Square North survived the Belfast Blitz. Before the Second World War, it was a leading supplier of Irish linen.

Map showing Belfast City Centre in the Second World War

Belfast City Centre in the Second World War

Belfast

Belfast City Centre came under attack from the Luftwaffe in 1941. During the Belfast Blitz, Bridge Street, High Street, and other streets sustained damage.

Map showing Knock Road, Belfast

Knock Road, Belfast

Belfast

Knock Road in Castlereagh, Belfast once boasted some fine large houses. In the Second World War, the grounds of Brooklyn House became a POW Camp.