Second World War, Belfast Mountain and a white rock

The connection of a north Belfast mountain to World War II can still be seen today by the presence of a white stone.

In 1941, the Ministry of Defense commissioned a local postman to paint a large stone on the mountain white.

The stone, on Cave Hill, was used to help guide Allied pilots to the war airfields in Belfast at the time.

In recent times, a plaque has been defaced on the mountain to mark the war effort.

Activists call on members of the public to treat her and the surrounding mountain with respect.

Videojournalist: Niall McCracken

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