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".
On 18th May 1944, General Eisenhower inspected U.S. Army infantry troops in Co. Fermanagh as shown in this footage from U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.
On 1st June 1942, Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff visited Northern Ireland inspecting elements of U.S. forces with Major General Hartle.
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.
United States Ambassador to Britain, Mr. John G. Winant visits Northern Ireland inspecting bases in use by the American Expeditionary Force in February 1942.
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.
During 1942, American troops in Northern Ireland began a process of settling in, becoming accustomed to rigorous training, route marches, and the poor weather.
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.