Matching Articles"War" (Total 75)

  • A sketch of the life of William Charles Hodgins (1903-1982), chaplain to Newfoundland soldiers in WW II.
  • A brief biography of Robert Holland Tait (1891-1964), Great War veteran, poet, and historian.
  • 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.
  • The brief account of the life of Sybil Johnson (1887-1973), a nurse in the Volunteer Aid Detachment (VAD) in World War I.
  • 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.
  • About health conditions in Newfoundland during WWII such as problems with housing and veneral disease and the need for wartime hospitals.
  • Pine Tree Radar Site is one of three warning systems selected when NORAD decided to build a number of Aircraft Control and Warning Stations.