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  • 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.
  • Bell Island is one of the few locations in North America that German forces directly attacked during the Second World War.
  • During the Second World War, the relatively quiet port of Botwood became a highly-militarized Canadian coastal defence base.
  • As the likelihood of war increased in the 1930s, Canada realized that it's defence hinged on the protection of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • About the sinking of the passenger ferry, the SS Caribou by the German U-boat, U-69, on the night of October 13/14, 1942.
  • Although at the root of widespread suffering, the Second World War also initiated a time of great economic prosperity in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • 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.
  • Building Newfoundland and Labrador's defences during the Second World War.
  • Agreement between the Governments of the United Kingdom and the United States of America relating to the Bases Leased to the United States of America
  • A timeline of the leased bases agreement established between Britain and the United States to create military bases in Newfoundland.
  • About the vital and dangerous role that merchant mariners played in the Second World War.
  • The Newfoundland Ranger Force was created in the winter of 1935 to provide government services in isolated and northern parts of the country.
  • Volunteers from Newfoundland and Labrador served at sea, on land, and in the air during the Second World War.
  • Although most enlistees from Newfoundland and Labrador joined the British Armed Forces during the WWII, many also served with other Allied forces.
  • America's military presence in Newfoundland during WWII extended beyond bases in St. John's, Stephenville and Argentia to include smaller stations across the island.
  • This article is about the U-boats encountered in Atlantc waters near Newfoundland and Labrador during WWII.