From RUR airborne on D Day to Korea, the record of RSM William McConnell. In today’s Roll – The Ni … More
D-Day through the accounts of Lisburn’s Billy Moore of the Royal Ulster Rifles. Eisenhower’s Message to the forces. Stats in … More
On this day: The first day of evacuations from Dunkirk in 1940. The sinking of the Bismarck in 1941. Two … More
Bala Bredin’s recollections; How 338,000 Allied troops were saved in ‘miracle of deliverance’; 40 Facts about Dunkirk; The Dunkirk Memorial
The Roll of Honour for WW2 highlights two major developments. Entries for 1940 reflect the defensive fall back to Dunkirk … More
Today’s Roll begins with two Royal Marines from Belfast and Derry named on the Helles Memorial at Gallipoli. Our veteran … More
Today’s Roll includes accounts of a number of remarkable people. Sir Robin Kinahan served with a Belfast gunner unit in … More
In July 1944, on his first day in action in Normandy, he earned the Military Cross.