Gun at Cape Spear, Newfoundland.

Cannon at Cape Spear, Newfoundland. The cannons could be lowered and raised.

To be posted during World War II at Cape Spear, Newfoundland wouldn’t have been a cushy job. It was cold, cold, cold with bone-chilling strong winds. It was lonely work searching for German U-Boats amongst the whales and icebergs. Click here for some stories from soldiers stationed to coastal radar units around Canada during World War II.