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Matching Articles"Royal Canadian Air Force" (Total 6)
During the Second World War, the relatively quiet port of Botwood became a highly-militarized Canadian coastal defence base.
Canadian Presence in Newfoundland during World War II
As the likelihood of war increased in the 1930s, Canada realized that it's defence hinged on the protection of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Gander Airport and World War II
Gander's airport was the largest on the planet in 1940 and played a crucial role in ferrying aircraft from North America to Britain during the WWII.
The Canadian airfield at Goose Bay, Labrador, impacted its surroundings dramatically during the Second World War.
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in Other Allied Forces
Although most enlistees from Newfoundland and Labrador joined the British Armed Forces during the WWII, many also served with other Allied forces.
The Canadian air base at Torbay quickly became an important link in North American defence during the Second World War.
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