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An overview of the industrial landscape of Northern Ireland, with a particular focus on the impact of and contribution to the Allied war effort.
Northern Ireland: In peace and war
'Ulster, famous for scenic beauty, great shipyards, fields of flax, is loyally participating in the Empire's war effort. Day and night the ships are built: the looms of Belfast, industrial centre of the world's linen trade, are busy with wings for aeroplanes and equipment for soldiers; from Ulster's farms comes food for Britain.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1941)
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