Matching Articles"Second World War" (Total 33)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador sent some 3,600 loggers overseas during the Second World War. These volunteers formed the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU)
  • About the American military base, Fort Pepperrell, located in St. John's during World War II.
  • A sketch of the life of William Charles Hodgins (1903-1982), chaplain to Newfoundland soldiers in WW II.
  • A look at the Royal Air Force, one of the branches of the British Armed Forces that recruited Newfoundlanders during World War II.
  • A look at Britain's Royal Artillery (RA), one of the branches of the British Armed Forces that recruited Newfoundlanders during World War II.
  • A look at the Royal Navy, one of the branches of the British Armed Forces that recruited Newfoundlanders during World War II.
  • About World War II and how it impacted Newfoundland and Labrador life.
  • The creation of the American air base at Stephenville during the WWII saw the quiet farming village quickly transformed into a booming garrison town.
  • The Canadian air base at Torbay quickly became an important link in North American defence during the Second World War.
  • Aside from enlisting in the armed forces, thousands of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians also volunteered for various organizations during the WWII.
  • During WWII, St. John's evolved from being a defended harbour to possibly the most important escort base developed by the RCN in the North Atlantic.
  • About the relationship between Newfoundland and Canada during World War II.
  • The Second World War triggered a series of rapid and far-reaching social changes in Newfoundland and Labrador.