1942 Invasion of Newfoundland
Part of World War II
Date 24 January - 3 March 1924
Location Newfoundland
Result Decisive axis victory
  • Fall of the Dominion of Newfoundland
  • Newfoundland occupied and annexed to the Imperial State of Canada
Newfoundland TricolourNewfoundland

Flag of the United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Flag of Upper CanadaUpper Canada
Flag of the United StatesUnited States
Flag of AcadiaAcadia
Flag of NunavutNunavut

Flag of the Patriote movement (Lower Canada)Lower Canada

Flag of the German Reich (1935–1945)Germany

Commanders and leaders
Newfoundland TricolourHumphrey T. Walwin

Newfoundland TricolourJoey Smallwood
Flag of the United KingdomPercy Noble
Flag of Upper CanadaTom Findlay

Flag of the Patriote movement (Lower Canada)Jean Vigneault

Flag of the Patriote movement (Lower Canada)Marc Béliveau
Flag of the Patriote movement (Lower Canada)Jacques Poulin

Newfoundland Tricolour8,000

Flag of the United Kingdom6,000
Flag of Upper Canada6,000
Flag of the United States2,500
Flag of Acadia2,000
Flag of Nunavut150

45,000 total forces, 8 German aircraft
Casualties and losses
~4,000 personnel, 8,000-15,000 civilians killed 4,000-5,000 killed

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