Donegall Place, Belfast

Donegall Place, Belfast was a scene of chaos and destruction in 1941 as Luftwaffe bombs flattened buildings in what became known as the Belfast Blitz.

Donegall Place


Northern Ireland

Donegall Place in the Belfast Blitz

Photographers from the Belfast Telegraph captured the aftermath of the Belfast Blitz in 1941 when Luftwaffe bombs devastated the Donegall Place area.

Donegall Place and Arthur Street after the Belfast Blitz

Belfast Telegraph/NMNI Photograph: The ruins of Brands' Emporium in the Ulster Arcade on Donegall Place, Belfast allow the photographer to see through to Arthur Street in the distance. Photo taken in 1941. Copyright unknown.