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
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.
Sergeant Alexander Liggett served with Royal Tank Regiment. Sergeant. This Desert Rat was taken prisoner of war twice in Italy … More
On this day 03/08/1914, Germany declares war on France. Hours later France reciprocates the declaration of war.