World War Two NI is an online resource full of stories, sights, and sounds from 1939-1945 in the small yet important stronghold of Northern Ireland.
Each branch of the military saw action in Co. Down in the Second World War from U.S. Forces and General Eisenhower in Bangor to the R.A.F. at Ballyhalbert.
During the Second World War, Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland hosted RAF and USAAF airfields, evacuee camps, and bases and training grounds for American GIs.
Co. Armagh was a hive of activity in the Second World War. Thousands of American GIs passed through the Orchard County from bases such as Brownlow House.
The military in Co. Fermanagh in the Second World War was well placed to patrol the Atlantic Coast from bases such as Castle Archdale or R.A.F. Killadeas.
In the Second World War, Co. Tyrone hosted troops from the United States Army as well as the newly-formed Belgian Infantry Brigades and a large airfield.
Co. Londonderry was an important Allied position during the Second World War. Following the Battle of the Atlantic, U-Boats surrendered at Lisahally.