Matching Articles"Military Bases" (Total 17)

  • Charles Hutton was a prominent musical personality in Newfoundland.
    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 first American troops bound for Newfoundland board the Edmund B. Alexander in New York.
    Under its Leased Bases Agreement with Britain, the United States had permission to establish military bases in Newfoundland.
  • Three years earlier, this site had been a small fishing community.
    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 its 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.
  • Three infantrymen talk with a flight officer. In the background is a Hawker Hurricane XII aircraft.
    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.
  • By 1943, the airfield at Goose Bay had become the largest in the Western Hemisphere.
    The Canadian airfield at Goose Bay, Labrador, impacted its surroundings dramatically during the Second World War.
  • The Edmund B. Alexander arrived in St. John's harbour on January 29, 1941 carrying almost 1,000 American troops.
    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.
  • Stephenville Manor and behind The College of the North Atlantic Headquarters.
    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.
  • Military base passes were required to gain access to the Stephenville base.
    The cultural and social impact of the American air force base on the people of Stephenville, Newfoundland.