🎧 When the US 'Invaded' Northern Ireland
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With 300,000 US troops stationed in Northern Ireland between 1942 and 1945 - Northern Ireland soon became overrun. Known as the 'Friendly Invasion', why was Northern Ireland chosen as the site of the first US deployment within Europe during WW2? Poitín, information pamphlets, and lasting social impacts - what happened when the Americans came to stay?
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