Belfast Blitz

The Belfast Blitz was the name given to a series of devastating aerial attacks on Northern Ireland's capital by the German Luftwaffe in April and May 1941.

Belfast Blitz: A timeline of events 1940-1941

The Belfast Blitz occurred in April and May 1941. The German Luftwaffe had launched attacks on many other cities across the United Kingdom and flown reconnaissance sorties over Belfast in 1940. The effects of the devastation would be felt for many years to come.

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