Locations

Map showing Battle of Normandy Museum, Bayeux, Normandy, France

Battle of Normandy Museum, Bayeux, Normandy, France

Boulevard Fabian Ware, Bayeux, Normandy

The Battle of Normandy raged in northern France from 6th June to 29th August 1944. This museum in Bayeux tells the whole story through original artifacts.

Map showing Bayeux War Cemetery, Bayeux, Normandy, France

Bayeux War Cemetery, Bayeux, Normandy, France

Boulevard Fabian Ware, Bayeux, Normandy

The Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest of its kind in France. It is located on the south-west of Bayeux, on the bypass road built by British troops in 1944.

Map showing Falls Road Baths, Falls Road, Belfast

Falls Road Baths, Falls Road, Belfast

15-17 Falls Road, Belfast

On 16th April 1941, in the aftermath of the Belfast Blitz, volunteers worked through the day laying out the dead in the Falls Road Baths in West Belfast.

Map showing Kernan Lough Searchlight Battery, Gilford, Co. Down

Kernan Lough Searchlight Battery, Gilford, Co. Down

Kernan Road, Gilford, Co. Down

Kernan Lough is a popular fishing spot near Gilford in Co. Down but in the early 1940s, it was home to a Searchlight Battery Unit of the Ulster Home Guard.

Map showing Bann Bridge Air Raid Shelter, Portadown, Co. Armagh

Bann Bridge Air Raid Shelter, Portadown, Co. Armagh

Bridge Street, Portadown, Co. Armagh

Contractors discovered an air-raid shelter dating from the early 1940s beneath the Bann Bridge in Portadown in 2005. It is a rare find in Northern Ireland.

Map showing Lisnabreeny American Cemetery, Rocky Road, Belfast

Lisnabreeny American Cemetery, Rocky Road, Belfast

Rocky Road, Belfast

Lisnabreeny in the Castlereagh Hills once was the site of an American Military Cemetery in Belfast. 148 servicemen were buried there between 1943 and 1948.

Map showing Eisenhower Pier, Bangor, Co. Down

Eisenhower Pier, Bangor, Co. Down

Seacliff Road, Bangor, Co. Down

General Dwight D Eisenhower visited Bangor, Co. Down on the 18th-19th May 1944 adressing troops in the lead up to D-Day. The north pier now bears his name.

Map showing Ward Park, Bangor, Co. Down

Ward Park, Bangor, Co. Down

Bangor, Co. Down

Ward Park is a beautiful people's park popular with locals and tourists alike. Visitors with a keen eye will notice a few reminders of wartime Bangor there.

Map showing Campbell College, Belfast

Campbell College, Belfast

Belmont Road, Belfast

Campbell College in East Belfast has a strong Second World War heritage having served as a military hospital from 1940 - 1944 and being bombed in May 1941.