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Bardon, J. A Guide to Local History Sources at PRONI. 2000. Blackstaff Press, Belfast. (ISBN 0856406716)

Bardon, J. A History of Ulster. 2005. Blackstaff Press, Belfast. (ISBN 085640764X)

Bardon, J. Belfast: A Century. 1999. Blackstaff Press, Belfast. (photographic and pictorial record of 20th Century Belfast) (ISBN 0856406597)

Barton, B. Northern Ireland in the Second World War. 1995. Ulster Historical Foundation, Belfast. (ISBN 0901905690)

Barton, B. The Blitz. Belfast in the War Years. 1989. Blackstaff Press, Belfast. (ISBN 0856404268)
Belfast Education and Library Board and Big Lottery Fund Homefront Recall. 2005. (Education programme)

Belfast Telegraph Bombs over Belfast. 2001. Belfast. (Three Belfast Telegraph magazine, featuring photographs of the Blitz that appeared in its newspaper April-May 1941)

Big Lottery Fund Not Forgotten: Remembering the 60th Anniversary of the Second World War. 2005. London.

Blake, J.W. Northern Ireland and the Second World War. 1956. Blackstaff House, Belfast. (ISBN 0856406783)

Boal, F.W. and Royle, S. Enduring City: Belfast in the Twentieth Century. 2006. Blackstaff Press, Belfast. (ISBN 0856407909)

Bowman, J. De Valera and The Ulster Question, 1917-1973. 1983. Clarendon Press. (ISBN 0198227760)

Cameron, M. The Women in Green: A History of the Royal Ulster Constabulary's Policewomen 1943-1993. 1993. RUC Historical Society, Belfast. (ISBN 0948154756)

Carrickfergus Museum Carrickfergus War Album. May - December 2005 (Exhibition)

Carroll, J.T. Ireland in the War Years, 1939-1945. 1997. International Scholars Publications, U.S. (ISBN 1573091863)

Causeway Museum Service and Derry City Council Heritage and Museum Service WW2 Memories: In Their Own Words. 2005. (DVD).

Doherty, J. Post 381:  Memoirs of a Belfast Air Raid Warden. 1989. Friar’s Bush Press, Belfast. (ISBN 0946872279)

Doherty, R. Key to Victory. The Maiden City in the Second World War. 1995. Greyaton Press, Antrim. (ISBN 1870157214)

Finlay, R. (Merchant Radio Officer 1940-1951) Bits and Pieces (in the collections of the World War II Experience, Leeds and the National Maritime Museum, London)

Finlay, R. (Merchant Radio Officer 1940-1951) Wartime Memoirs (in the collection of the Second World War Memorial Museum, Belfast)

Foy, E. Peaceful Wartime. 1999. Pentland Press. (drawn from diaries and letters recording life in Britain and Ireland during WW2. Foy worked in postal censorship in Belfast and the Land Army in Warwickshire). (ISBN 1858217008)

Gamble, R. The Coleraine Battery: The History of 6 Light Anti-Aircraft Battery RA (SR) 1939-1945. 2006. Causeway Museum Service, Coleraine. (ISBN 0955228603)

Gibson-Harries, D. Life-line to Freedom: Ulster in the Second World War 1990. Ulster Society Publications Limited. Lurgan. (ISBN 1872076068)

Harbinson, R. Song of Erne. 1987. Blackstaff Press, Belfast. (describing his time as a schoolboy evacuee, mostly in Co. Fermanagh) (ISBN 0856403946)

Harbinson, R. Up Spake the Cabin Boy. 1989. Blackstaff Press, Belfast. (An account of his time at sea.)

Harbinson, R. No Surrender: An Ulster Childhood. 1960. Faber & Faber, London. (Reprinted by Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 1987).

Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum Lisburn and the Second World War 1939 -1945. 2005. (ISBN 0952440016)

Jeffery, K. “The British Army and Ireland since 1922”. In Jeffery, K. and Bartlett, T. (ed.s) A Military History of Ireland. 1996. Cambridge University Press (ISBN 0521415993)

Kelly, M.P. and Cronkite, W. Home Away from Home: The Yanks in Ireland. 1994. Appletree Press, Belfast. (ISBN 0862814758)

King, M. “County Down at War 1850 -1945”. In Down Survey 2004: Yearbook of Down County Museum. 2004. (ISBN 0953253074)

Lewis, H. A Time to Speak. 1994. Carroll & Graf. (The well-known account of Helen Lewis’ fight for survival in a concentration camp.) (ISBN 0786700688)

Millisle Primary School, South Eastern Education and Library Board A Kinder Place, A Different World: A Film by Primary 5. 2004-05 (DVD)

Orr, D. and Truesdale, D. The ‘Rifles Are There’: 1st and 2nd Battalions, the Royal Ulster Rifles in the Second World War. 2005. Leo Cooper Ltd. (ISBN 1844153495)

Parkhill, T. and Ferguson, M. Conflict: The Irish at War. 2004. Ulster Museum, National Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland, Belfast.

Quinn, J. and Reilly, A. Covering the Approaches. 1996. Impact Printing, Coleraine. (ISBN 0948154896)

Royal Ulster Constabulary Museum A Guide to the Collection. RUC Historical Society, Belfast.

Rudd, N. Pale Green Light Orange: Bourgeois Ireland, 1930-50. 1994. Lilliput Press, Dublin. (Includes an account of boarding at Methodist College Belfast in war-time). (ISBN 187467521X)

Thompson, H. The Royal Irish Regiment, Museum Education Booklet. Royal Irish Regiment Museum, Ballymena.

Williams, J. (ed.) Our Lives – The Second World War and its Legacy in the Northwest and Causeway Regions. 2006 (Coleraine: Causeway Museum Service and Derry City Council Heritage and Museum Service, 2006, ISBN 0955228611)

FICTION

Lingard, L. The File on Fraulein Berg. 1993. Puffin (Three schoolgirls in wartime Belfast find out the reasons why their teacher left Germany) (ISBN 0140363939)

Moore, B. The Emperor of Ice Cream. 1978. McClelland & Stewart (ISBN 0771064500)

Taylor, M. Faraway Home. 1999. O'Brien Press, Dublin. (A novel about how teenage Karl and 7-year old Rosa flee Austria and end up in a Jewish refugee camp at Millisle, portraying the experiences of refugee children separated from their families). (ISBN 0862786436).

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