St. Mark's Church of Ireland stands on the hilltop looking over the town of Tandragee, Co. Armagh. The adjoining graveyard contains one Commonwealth War Grave from World War Two.
2a Armagh Road
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Today, not much remains to suggest that Orangefield Park was once a hive of wartime activity. The US Army was based here and the land also held German POWs.
Bessbrook is a small village in Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland. It lies around three miles north-west of Newry on the main route between Belfast and Dublin.
Most people know about the Belfast Blitz. Many also know the Luftwaffe dropped bombs on Bangor in April '41 but this was not the town's first aerial attack.
Last updated on 17th January 2019
On 7th January 1942, Supermarine Spitfire P7823 in the capable hands of Pilot Officer Walter Bartholomew McManus crashed at Derrymacash, Co. Armagh.
Towards the end of World War Two, there were many German prisoners of war in Northern Ireland in camps and military hospitals across the country,
In June 1940, with the threat of German invasion of Ireland seeming possible, 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry arrived in Ulster to train and patrol the border.
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