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Argentia is a community on the island of Newfoundland in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. [1]

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer ("leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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Aerodrome

An aerodrome or airdrome is a location from which aircraft flight operations take place, regardless of whether they involve air cargo, passengers, or neither.

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Air Cadet Gliding Program

The Air Cadet Gliding Program is a youth gliding program operated by the Canadian Forces (CF) and the Air Cadet League of Canada for the benefit of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets.

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Anti-submarine warfare

Anti-submarine warfare (ASW, or in older form A/S) is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track and deter, damage or destroy enemy submarines.

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Anti-submarine weapon

An anti-submarine weapon (ASW) is any one of a number of devices that are intended to act against a submarine and its crew, to destroy (sink) the vessel or reduce its capability as a weapon of war.

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Area code 709

Area code 709 is the telephone area code in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, encompassing the whole province.

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Atlantic Charter

The Atlantic Charter was a pivotal policy statement issued on 14 August 1941, that, early in World War II, defined the Allied goals for the post-war world.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceanic divisions, following the Pacific Ocean.

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Avalon Peninsula

The Avalon Peninsula is a large peninsula (9,220 km²) that makes up the southeast portion of the island of Newfoundland.

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Bill Cosby

William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist who is accused of serial rape.

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Canadian National Railway

The Canadian National Railway Company is a Canadian Class I railway headquartered in Montreal, Quebec that serves Canada and the Midwestern and Southern United States.

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Cemetery

A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of deceased people are buried or otherwise interred.

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Channel-Port aux Basques

Channel-Port aux Basques is a town at the extreme southwestern tip of Newfoundland fronting on the western end of the Cabot Strait.

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CN Marine

CN Marine was a Canadian ferry company headquartered in Moncton, New Brunswick.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).

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Daily Herald (UK newspaper)

The Daily Herald was a British daily newspaper, published in London from 1912 to 1964 (although it was weekly during the First World War).

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Destroyers for Bases Agreement

In the Destroyers for Bases Agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom on September 2, 1940, fifty mothballed ''Caldwell'', ''Wickes'', and ''Clemson''-class US Navy destroyers were transferred to the Royal Navy from the United States Navy in exchange for land rights on British possessions.

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Distant Early Warning Line

The Distant Early Warning Line, also known as the DEW Line or Early Warning Line, was a system of radar stations in the far northern Arctic region of Canada, with additional stations along the North Coast and Aleutian Islands of Alaska, in addition to the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and Iceland.

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Edward H. Smith (sailor)

Edward Hanson "Iceberg" Smith was a United States Coast Guard admiral, oceanographer, and Arctic explorer.

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Ernest Harmon Air Force Base

Ernest Harmon Air Force Base is a former United States Air Force base located in Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Espionage

Espionage or, casually, spying involves a spy ring, government and company/firm or individual obtaining information considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information.

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Federal government of the United States

The government of the United States of America is the federal government of the republic of fifty states that constitute the United States, as well as one capital district, and several other territories.

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Ferry

A ferry (or ferryboat) is a boat or ship (a merchant vessel) used to carry (or ferry) primarily passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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Flag of the United States

The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, is the national flag of the United States.

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Fox Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador

Fox Harbour is a small community on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (his own pronunciation, or) (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States.

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Ghost town

A ghost town is an abandoned village, town or city, usually one which contains substantial visible remains.

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Headlands and bays

Headlands and bays are two related features of the coastal environment.

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HMS Prince of Wales (53)

HMS Prince of Wales was a ''King George V''-class battleship of the Royal Navy, built at the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, England.

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Hydrophone

A hydrophone (Ancient Greek ὕδωρ.

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Industrial park

An industrial park (also known as industrial estate, trading estate) is an area zoned and planned for the purpose of industrial development.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.

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Kriegsmarine

The Kriegsmarine (War Navy) was the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945.

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Lawn, Newfoundland and Labrador

Lawn, population approximately 670, is located at the tip of the Burin Peninsula on Newfoundland's South coast, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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List of A postal codes of Canada

This is a list of postal codes in Canada where the first letter is A. Postal codes beginning with A are located within the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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List of census divisions of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador is divided into 11 Census divisions which are numbered 1 through 11.

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List of communities in Newfoundland and Labrador

This page lists communities of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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List of House members of the 41st Parliament of Canada

This is a list of members of the House of Commons of Canada in the 41st Canadian Parliament.

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List of Newfoundland and Labrador highways

This is a list of highways in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights

Long Harbour–Mount Arlington Heights is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Marine Atlantic

Marine Atlantic Inc. (fr: Marine Atlantique) is an independent Canadian Crown corporation offering ferry services between the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia.

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Marquise, Newfoundland and Labrador

Marquise is a settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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MV Joseph and Clara Smallwood

MV Joseph and Clara Smallwood was a Marine Atlantic passenger/vehicle ferry which operated between Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island in eastern Canada.

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MV William Carson

M/V William Carson was a CN Marine passenger/vehicle icebreaker ferry named in honour of Newfoundland colonial politician William Carson.

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Naval Station Argentia

Naval Station Argentia is a former base of the United States Navy that operated from 1941-1994.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Newfoundland (island)

Newfoundland (Terre-Neuve, Taqamkuk) is a large Canadian island off the east coast of the North American mainland, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador) is the most easterly province of Canada.

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Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly

The Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly is one of two components of the General Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, the other being the Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Newfoundland outport

An outport is the term given for a small isolated coastal community in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Newfoundland Railway

The Newfoundland Railway was a railway which operated on the island of Newfoundland from 1898 to 1988.

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Newfoundland Time Zone

The Newfoundland Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting 3½ hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) during standard time, resulting in UTC−03:30; or subtracting 2½ hours during daylight saving time.

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North America

North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.

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North Sydney, Nova Scotia

North Sydney is a former town and current community in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.

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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland", pronounced in English as) (French: Nouvelle-Écosse) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and constitutes one of the four Atlantic Canada provinces.

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Pepperrell Air Force Base

Pepperrell Air Force Base, previously known as Fort Pepperrell, was a former United States military base located in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada which operated from 1941-1960.

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Pinetree Line

The Pinetree Line was a series of radar stations located across the northern United States and southern Canada at about the 50th parallel north, along with a number of other stations located on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts.

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Placentia Bay

Placentia Bay is a body of water on the southeast coast of Newfoundland, Canada.

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Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador

Placentia is a town on the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador, consisting of the amalgamated communities of Jerseyside, Townside, Freshwater, Dunville and Argentia.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.

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Provinces and territories of Canada

The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second-largest country by area.

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Rear admiral (United States)

Rear admiral is a naval commissioned officer rank above that of a captain, and below that of a vice admiral.

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Scotland

Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Ship Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador

Ship Harbour is a community in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada located on the eastern shore of Placentia Bay.

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SOSUS

SOSUS, an acronym for sound surveillance system, is a chain of underwater listening posts located around the world in places such as the Atlantic Ocean near Greenland, Iceland and the United Kingdom—the GIUK gap, and at various locations in the Pacific Ocean.

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Soviet Union

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.

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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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St. Lawrence, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Trans-Canada Highway

The Trans-Canada Highway (French: Route Transcanadienne) is a transcontinental federal-provincial highway system that travels through all ten provinces of Canada between its Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean coasts to the west and east respectively.

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U-boat

U-boat is the anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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United States Army Air Forces

The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF) were the military aviation service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II, successor to the United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force.

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United States Fleet Forces Command

The United States Fleet Forces Command (USFLTFORCOM) is a service component command of the United States Navy that provides naval resources that are under the administrative control of the Secretary of the Navy.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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USS Augusta (CA-31)

USS Augusta (CA-31) (originally CL-31) was a ''Northampton''-class heavy cruiser of the United States Navy, notable for service as a headquarters ship during Operation Torch, Operation Overlord, Operation Dragoon, and for her occasional use as a presidential flagship carrying both Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman under wartime conditions (including at the Newfoundland Conference).

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USS Pollux (AKS-2)

The second USS Pollux (AKS-2) was a ''Castor''-class general stores issue ship.

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USS Truxtun (DD-229)

was a ''Clemson''-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II.

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Vale Limited

Vale Canada Limited (formerly Vale Inco, CVRD Inco and Inco Limited; for corporate branding purposes simply known as "Vale" and pronounced "vah-lay" in English) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Brazilian mining company Vale.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (7 May in Commonwealth realms) to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

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Voisey's Bay

Voisey's Bay is a bay of the Atlantic Ocean in Labrador, Canada.

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Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian (which crosses Greenwich, London, United Kingdom) and east of the Antimeridian, the other half being called the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Whitbourne, Newfoundland and Labrador

Whitbourne is a town on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada in Division No. 1.

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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argentia

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