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Matching Articles"Second World War" (Total 33)
Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit
Newfoundland and Labrador sent some 3,600 loggers overseas during the Second World War. These volunteers formed the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU)
Fort Pepperrell, St. John's
About the American military base, Fort Pepperrell, located in St. John's during World War II.
Records of a Padre During the Second World War
A sketch of the life of William Charles Hodgins (1903-1982), chaplain to Newfoundland soldiers in WW II.
Royal Air Force
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.
The Second World War, 1939-1945
About World War II and how it impacted Newfoundland and Labrador life.
Harmon Field, Stephenville
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.
War at Sea - Newfoundland's Role
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.
Newfoundland and Canada: The War Years, 1939-1945
About the relationship between Newfoundland and Canada during World War II.
Social Impacts of WW II
The Second World War triggered a series of rapid and far-reaching social changes in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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