U.S.A.A.F. Station 236 operated at Toome Airfield on the northern shore of Lough Neagh from 1943-44. The U.S. military trained replacement combat crews on site.
Scott climbs the Cregagh Glen walking trail on the outskirts of Belfast. There, off Rocky Road, stands a memorial marking the site of a former U.S. cemetery.
On 18th-19th July 1945, their Majesties the King and Queen, and Princess Elizabeth visited Northern Ireland as part of a United Kingdom-wide "Victory Tour".
Throughout 1942, greater numbers of American troops arrived in Ulster. Among the second contingent were women in uniform, and more fighting men eager to win.
In December 1941 and January 1942, trans-Atlantic journeys from Churchill and the U.S. Army made history and helped shape the course of the Second World War.
The first contingent of American Troops landed in Northern Ireland on 26th January 1942, welcomed ashore by a party of local political and military dignitaries.
In 1942, the first elements of the American Expeditionary Force arrived in Northern Ireland. In Ulster, they readied for war, training with live ammunition.
On 26th January 1942, the first American troops to enter the European Theatre of Operations arrived in Belfast at Dufferin Dock in the north of the city.
Top-class motorcycle road-racing riders took part in the 1939 Ulster Grand Prix on the Old Clady Circuit before the Second World War halted racing in Ulster.
It's not a museum, it's not an official archive... Just what is WartimeNI? The founder and host of the 'A Wee Bit Of War' podcast, Scott Edgar, explains all.