Category: ARMY WW2

Ubique – Ulster Gunners in WW2 – Part 1

Colonel Jimmy Hughes – Colonel Harry Porter- The wartime service of the 8th (Belfast) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment – Some 8th Belfast Gunners

SAS men from Northern Ireland executed by the Gestapo

Men from Cookstown, Moira and Randalstown who dropped behind lines after Normandy were executed by order of Hitler.

Daddy Steele – the NI General who mobilised the Army for WW2

General Sir James Stuart Steele, Inst and Queen’s OTC, served in both world wars and in 1939 his hand signed the mobilisation order for GB forces.