Matching Articles"Military Bases" (Total 18)

  • For most, the phrase Newfoundland music suggests a spirited sound descended from the ancient folk traditions of England and Ireland.
  • During the Second World War, Newfoundland played a pivotal role in Allied naval strategy for the North Atlantic.
  • Under its Leased Bases Agreement with Britain, the United States had permission to establish military bases in Newfoundland.
  • By the end of the Second World War, the obscure fishing villages of Argentia and Marquise had been transformed into a mammoth US military base.
  • As the likelihood of war increased in the 1930s, Canada realized that it's defence hinged on the protection of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Although at the root of widespread suffering, the Second World War also initiated a time of great economic prosperity in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • 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.
  • About the American military base, Fort Pepperrell, located in St. John's during World War II.
  • 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 construction of the US Army Air Force Base was started in 1941 when the US came to Stephenville Newfoundland.
  • This article is about the buildings that were created during World War II because of the Stephenville air force base.
  • This article is about the social influence WWII had on Stephenville, specifically American-Newfoundland marriages.
  • In 1941, the United States obtained rights to construct an air base in the St. Georges Bay area of Newfoundland.
  • The 1941 lend-lease agreement began when public opinion in the United States wanted to increase rearmament to help the Allies.
  • Positive and negative influences of British, French, and American military bases on Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • The cultural and social impact of the American air force base on the people of Stephenville, Newfoundland.
  • A brief history of the Ernest Harmon Air Force Base in Stephenville, Newfoundland.