[page last updated 20 Oct 2018]
Links to other websites of interest. We will not be placing commercial adverts on this website,
but if you find any free to view websites which have a connection the 591 Antrim Parachute Squadron,
please e-mail in the URL website address, and we will consider it for inclusion in this list.
Imperial War Museum
Home to the Airborne Assault Museum and Paradata digital archive.
The National Archives
Click on image to visit their website.
Commonwealth War Graves
CLICK image to visit their website
or a much better way to search the CWGC website is through
Geoff's wonderful search engine
for WW2 = (CLICK)
NB:the search engine does not find collective graves.
An article about one of the glider pilots who lost his life on D-day ferrying sappers from the 591 Antrim Parachute Squadron
The Pegasus Archive
a wonderful collection of war diaries and information about the Normandy, Ardennes and Rhine Crossing campaigns.
Note: the war diary on that website for the 591 is an extract, and a fuller version is on this site
Royal Engineers Museum
and Library Archive
Note: the Library is an excellent rescource for research but is inside an operational military base and therefore getting into the archive is by prior appointment and parking can be very difficult and a long walk away. The museum is a separate entity and is readily accessable.
Published the names and sometimes the service numbers for forces personnel who got promotion and awards. There are separate issues for London, Belfast and Edinburgh. Most military listings are in the London ones.
OF WAR MEMORIALS
NB: These are French websites
A super website with all sorts of information about World War 2 and the impact it had on the people of Northern Ireland.
Grey Point Fort
Website for the Museum at Grey Point Fort Coastal Defence Battery on Belfast Lough where the squadron was working in its early years as the Antrim Fortress Company.
Maps the locations of memorials and remains of bunkers and bridges and so on, throughout Europe.
This excellent Dutch website is written in Dutch and in English too.
British Forces in Palestine
Comprehensive collection of information about the often ignored or overlooked conflict in the 1940's, in which several of the younger men, previously in the Antrims, were involved after their service in the Far East.
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