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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.
Sinking of the Caribou
About the sinking of the passenger ferry, the SS Caribou by the German U-boat, U-69, on the night of October 13/14, 1942.
Economic Impacts of WW II
Although at the root of widespread suffering, the Second World War also initiated a time of great economic prosperity in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Belleoram Woman Records Observation of First World War in Letters Written Home
A look at the life and letters of Frances Cluett, a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment who served in France and Turkey during World War I.
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.
Servant to the city: Mews left his mark on municipal politics
A look at the career of Henry George Reginald Mews (1897-1982), WW I veteran, and mayor of St. John's.
Building Newfoundland and Labrador's defences during the Second World War.
Leased Bases - Agreement
Agreement between the Governments of the United Kingdom and the United States of America relating to the Bases Leased to the United States of America
Leased Bases Timeline: American Presence in Newfoundland
A timeline of the leased bases agreement established between Britain and the United States to create military bases in Newfoundland.
About the vital and dangerous role that merchant mariners played in the Second World War.
Newfoundland Ranger Force
The Newfoundland Ranger Force was created in the winter of 1935 to provide government services in isolated and northern parts of the country.
What a Newfoundland Soldier Wrote About the War.
The events in the military life of Owen William Steele (1887-1916), a member of the Newfoundland Regiment, and an introduction to his war diary.
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in WW II
Volunteers from Newfoundland and Labrador served at sea, on land, and in the air 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.
Other American Stations
America's military presence in Newfoundland during WWII extended beyond bases in St. John's, Stephenville and Argentia to include smaller stations across the island.
Other U-Boat Encounters
This article is about the U-boats encountered in Atlantc waters near Newfoundland and Labrador during WWII.
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.
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