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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.