American soldiers and aircraft at the Ernest Harmon Air Force Base, Stephenville.

The London Delegation wanted Britain's help to re-negotiate the 1941 Leased Bases Agreement with the United States. Although the American bases brought money and work to Newfoundland, some people felt the deal was unfair and should be modified.

Courtesy of the Maritime History Archive (John Cardoulis Fonds Collection 306, File 1.13.001-1.13.008), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland.
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