Torbay air base, 1941.
Shown here at the Torbay Airport are two U.S. Army Air Force aircraft. This photograph
was taken on 18 October 1941, the day that the first landings were made at the newly
constructed Canadian air base.
Courtesy of WO Aselstyre/National Archives of Canada/PA-501329. From Peter Neary and Patrick O'Flaherty,
Part of the Main: An Illustrated History of Newfoundland and Labrador (St. John's,
Newfoundland: Breakwater Books, ©1983) 152.