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Second World War attack helped shape Bell Island’s history

Bell Island is a little piece of eastern Canada off Newfoundland’s Conception Bay that most citizens haven’t even heard of. Yet it is an historically significant footnote to our involvement in the Second World War. It’s one of the few parts of our countrythat was attacked during the war, and the only domestic location where …

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Gander’s aviation history has a latter day champion

Although she grew up just an hour from what was once one of North America’s most important airports, Sandra Seaward says she didn’t have much of an interest in studying its past. “I never had an affiliation for history,” she says, scrunching her face into a frown. “It had a lot to do with my …

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