Halifax in WWII.
H is for Halifax
...primary port of our nation.
- When did Halifax assume the role of primary port?
- Why was the port so important to the war effort?
- What advantages did Halifax offer?
- Where did the convoys deploy?
- Who was responsible for the wartime port facilities?
Choose one topic:
- Research and prepare a report on the role that the Port of Halifax played in the prosecution of the Battle of the Atlantic.
- Research and prepare a statistical report on the war materiel that passed through the Port of Halifax during WWII. Present findings in a graph per year: 1939–1945.
- Research and report on the port developments undertaken by the Port of Halifax to accommodate its role as primary port.
- Research and report on the role of women in the Port of Halifax during the war period.
For research resources, see the resources page.