Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim during the Second World War

Carrickfergus town in Co. Antrim is steeped in Second World War history from the activation of the U.S. Rangers to its associations with the Churchill Tank.

Pocket Guide to Northern Ireland

An image in the guidebook for U.S. GIs showed Carrickfergus, the ancestral home of President Andrew Jackson. It also mentioned John Paul Jones' offshore victory in the Ranger.

Exercise Defiance

On 7th August 1942, Lieutenant J.R. Bainbridge photographed American M3 Lee Medium Tanks near Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim as they took part in Exercise Defiance.

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