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Children 'do their bit' collecting scrap metal for the war effort © Lisburn Museum

LEARN about NI’s unpreparedness for the war, the Blitz, and NI's strategic importance in helping the Allies to victory. The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland has opened its archives to reveal documents, photographs and propaganda posters from the time.

LISTEN to men and women talk about the War in the People Section - such as Anne Doherty recalling the day war broke out and Robbie Crockett's fond memories of VE celebrations in County Londonderry.

EXPLORE the Second World War through assignments in the Learning Materials section and the Primary School wesbite below.