Shell whistled over Carrick as Victor prepared for school

Stories of Carrickfergus – Shell whistled over Carrick as Victor prepared for school

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VICTOR MCCracken, from the North Road, was born in Belfast nearly 70 years ago, his parents brought him to live in Carrickfergus when he...

African American troops

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During World War II, African-American enlistment was at an all-time high, with more than 1 million serving in the armed forces. However, the U.S. military...

1st Ranger Battalion Camp

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The 1st Ranger Battalion was authorised, On 19th June 1942, they were recruited, and began training in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. From 500 enlistees who...

CHURCHILL MARK VII TANK

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The Churchill Mark VII tank "Carrickfergus" was unveiled by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for the County of Antrim; Mrs Joan Christie OBE LL on...

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