— World War Two Northern Ireland —

Memorials

Most towns and villages across Northern Ireland contain memorials to the fallen of both The Great War and World War Two as well as more recent conflicts.

A poppy wreath left at the Lisnabreeny site, perhaps on American Independence Day lies next to the memorial stone. Photo taken on 8th July 2012.

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— American GIs —

Tandragee War Memorial

The Tandragee War Memorial, made of Newry granite, stands in the main square of the Co. Armagh town, and marks the entrance to the famous Tandragee Castle.

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— D-Day 70 —

Bayeux Memorial, Bayeux

More than 1800 names are listed on the Bayeux Memorial. It faces the British Cemetery to the south-west of the town and is a sombre place to pay respects.

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— British Operations —

Queens University Book of Remembrance, Belfast

The Book of Remembrance at Queens University, Belfast is a manuscript recording the names of members of Queens University who died on active service.

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— British Operations —

Queens University War Memorial, Belfast

The Queens University, Belfast war memorial stands in front of the main campus building. It looks out onto University Road on the south side of the city.

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— Aerial Warfare —

Bomber Command Memorial, London

Bomber Command reformed at RAF Ballyhalbert in Northern Ireland in 1941. After many years, a memorial to these men was unveiled in London's Green Park.

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— Belfast Blitz —

Thorndyke Street Mural, Belfast

Thorndyke Street, Belfast is home to a large mural depicting the history of the area including a section remembering the Belfast Blitz of April 1941.

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