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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.
The American Presence in Newfoundland and Labrador
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fort Pepperrell, St. John's
About the American military base, Fort Pepperrell, located in St. John's during World War II.
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.
US Army Air Force Base Construction
The construction of the US Army Air Force Base was started in 1941 when the US came to Stephenville Newfoundland.
Air Force Base Buildings
This article is about the buildings that were created during World War II because of the Stephenville air force base.
Marriage Between Americans and Newfoundlanders
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.
1941 Lend-Lease Agreement
The 1941 lend-lease agreement began when public opinion in the United States wanted to increase rearmament to help the Allies.
Military Bases, NL
Positive and negative influences of British, French, and American military bases on Newfoundland and Labrador.
The American Influence on the People of Stephenville
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.
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