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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.
  • 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 it's 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.