British troops including 5th Reconnissance Battalion, 5th Infantry Division used the rural landscape around Castledillon in Co. Armagh for training in wartime.
During the Second World War, elements of the British Army used the peatlands around Clonmore, Co. Armagh to train in preparation for battle.
During the Second World War, the Co. Armagh town of Keady was serviced by a railway line. It carried only goods not passengers making it ideal for military use.
During the Second World War, the Co. Armagh town of Lurgan played host to regiments of the British and American armies as they trained in Northern Ireland.
In August 1942, soldiers of 59th (Staffordshire) Reconnaissance Regiment took part in a 'Busman's Holiday', running motorcycle trials in Markethill, Co. Armagh.
During the Second World War, British, American, and Belgian troops had bases in and around Portadown, Co. Armagh. There were even P.O.W. camps in the area.
During the Second World War, British infantry troops were based throughout Northern Ireland including the area around the village of Poyntzpass, Co. Armagh.