Visit the museum to learn about NI’s role in WWII and the 75th anniversary of the arrival of US Forces. 300,000 Americans were stationed here, and 1,800 local women became GI brides.
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To mark the centenary of the creation of the Royal Air Force in 1918, PRONI in conjunction with the NI War Memorial and the RAF are hosting a one day conference exploring a hundred years of the RAF in Northern Ireland.
Speakers will include amongst others: Guy Warner, Ernie Cromie, Dr Pat McCarthy, Joe Gleeson, Nina Hadaway, Nigel Henderson and representatives from the RAF.
Topics to be covered include: Irish men who served in the RFC and RAF, RFC/RNAS/RAF memorials in Belfast, the Irish Training Depot Stations at Baldonnel, Collinstown and Tallaght, the aircraft built for the RFC and RAF at Harland & Wolff, and the formation of the WRAF.
Visit eventbrite to find out more and to register for this free event.
Visit the RAF 100 website to find out what else is happening in your local area to commemorate the centenary of the RAF.