Matching Articles"Second World War" (Total 4)

  • 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.
  • The United States obtained the right to build military bases in Newfoundland by the Leased Bases Agreement signed with Britain on March 27, 1941.
  • 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.