WWII, Belfast Mountain and a White Rock

The connection of a mountain in north Belfast to the Second World War can still be seen in the presence of a white stone.

A local postman was commissioned by the Department of Defense in 1941 to paint a large stone on the mountain white.

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

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

Campaigners are calling on the public to treat the mountain and the surrounding mountain with respect.

Video journalist: Niall McCracken

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