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  Home Front Recall 2005
Home Front Recall
The Home Front Recall Exhibition included an exhibition and a series of lectures remembering Mid Ulster in the Second World War. When Europe was thrown in turmoil by World War for the second time in the first half of the last century little did the people of Northern Ireland realise how much their lives would be affected. Unlike World War One where the fighting took place hundreds of miles away, this time round the War came home to them.
Home Front Recall 2005
The event was organised in its entirely by the Mid Ulster branch of the Friends of the Somme. Events were held over 5 days from Tuesday 5th to Sunday 10th April 2005. This highly successful event with had almost 7,000 visitors. Amongst the highlights were a BBC outside broadcast.
You can listen to the BBC's coverage of the event here.
A programme of events was published. The programme is available as a PDF document. You can download it by clicking the cover on the right or by clicking here.
Home Front Recall Brochure
Hall 1
Hall 2

Outdoor

  • Uniforms of the Time
  • The Home Guard
  • The RUC in the War
  • Auxiliary Fire Service
  • Monrush POW camp
  • Evacuees
  • The GI's In Ulster
  • Cluntoe Aerodrome
  • The Flying Boats
  • Home Front Recollections
  • The Wee Shop
  • The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
  • The Royal Irish Fusiliers
  • The Royal Ulster Rifles
  • Royal British Legion
  • St John Ambulance
  • The Gurkhas

 

  • The Anderson Air Raid Shelter
  • The Ulster Military Vehicle Club
  • The Royal Irish Regiment
  • The Wee Fergie
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