Category: ARMY WW2

May 18 – 75th anniversary of victory in Battle of Monte Cassino

Roll of Honour. Events On this day.

May 15 – Inniskilling Fusilier became POW in retreat to Dunkirk

Newspaper report 17 inch shells at Ypres. RH and events On this day

May 12 – The final attack on Monte Cassino

RAF Bomber Command ops log. Ulster Division parade 1915

On this day – January 31

Ireland’s Call : Sporting Heroes Who Fell in The Great War – On this day NI submariners perished in ’The Battle of May’ in WW1 – RAF Squadron 103’s NI aircrew

World War 2 Life stories – 4

Coleraine Inst rowing brothers died on active service – HMS Caroline officer was present at the surrender of the Japanese navy in Tokyo Bay – RAF from NI commemorated on Singapore Memorial

World War 2 Life stories – 3

Ballymena Military Policeman had prior skills for seagoing and jungle warfare – Ballyclare brothers in tanks of the Irish Guards in heart-breaking incident at Arnhem – Belfast airman who stayed at large in Belgium after being shot down

World War 2 : Life stories – 2

Fleet Air Arm pilot from Fermanagh fought with RAF in Battle of Britain – North Antrim Marine five years a POW was RBL stalwart – Carrickfergus and Larne aircrew died together over Burma

World War 2 Life stories – i

– Church bell ringer awarded DSM for his part in naval action – WW2 veteran enabled The Ports to do the double – Armagh man amongst first fatalities of RAF