November

11th November marks Remembrance Day in Great Britain and the Commonwealth nations, Veterans Day in the United States of America and Polish Independence Day.

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1st November

On 1st November, we remember those who died in Northern Ireland and those from Ulster who gave their lives throughout and after the Second World War.

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2nd November

On 2nd November 2014, a Second World War era explosive device washed ashore in the coastal town of Donaghadee, Co. Down, a reminder of the horrors of war.

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3rd November

On 3rd November 1942, a photographer captured a series of photos in Donegall Square, Belfast, Co. Antrim that provide a snapshot of wartime life in Ulster.

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4th November

On 4th November, we remember men and women with connections to Northern Ireland who died throughout the Second World War between the years of 1939 and 1945.

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5th November

5th November 1940 was a dark day for the Merchant Navy. Many Ulstermen died on board SS Kenbane Head as it was one of many ships attacked in the Atlantic.

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6th November

WartimeNI remembers members of the Royal Air Force who died on this day throughout World War Two on training exercises an on bombing raids over Germany.

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7th November

On 7th November we remember those who died on Irish shores including 3 men from the Royal Australian Air Force who died in a crash in Co. Galway, Ireland.

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8th November

On 8th November 1950, Field-Marshal Viscount Alanbrooke rededicated the memorial at Queen's University, Belfast, Co. Antrim to the fallen of World War Two.

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9th November

On 9th November each year, WartimeNI remembers those from Ulster who gave their lives during the Second World War and those who died in Northern Ireland.

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10th November

On 10th November 1942, US First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt arrived at Langford Lodge Airfield, Co. Antrim. She conducted a whirlwind tour of Northern Ireland.

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11th November

Remembrance Day or Armistice Day takes place annually on 11th November. Many wear the poppy and take 2 minutes silence to pay their respects to the fallen.

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12th November

On 12th November 1943, the Polish airmen of RAF 303 Squadron arrived at RAF Ballyhalbert, Co. Down under the command of their Squadron Leader Tadeusz Koc.

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13th November

On 13th November 1925, a ceremony took place unveiling the war memorial sculpture in Portadown, Co. Armagh. It bears the names of the fallen from the town.