The Ulster Motorcycle Grand Prix takes place each year in Co. Antrim. This film from British Pathé shows highlights from pre World War Two racing in 1939.
The film shows a selection of road racers on different engine classes of motorcycles. Racing takes place at the Ulster Grand Prix at the Clady Circuit, Co. Antrim in 1939.
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 15th January 2019
William John McNabney served in the Royal Engineers, Ulster Division during World War One and died in January 1941 in a UVF Hospital, Belfast, Co. Antrim.
Private Alfred Collins served with 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment when he died in Belfast, Co. Antrim on Home Defence duties on 4th January 1943.
Gunner David Cromie died on 1st January 1946 aged 39 years old. His place of death was the Royal Victoria Hospital in his hometown of Belfast, Co. Antrim.
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