Who really discovered this remote Nazi weather station on the northern tip of Labrador?

By Cedric Gallant  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter In October 1943, a Nazi U-boat approached the northern tip of Labrador under the dark of night to set up a weather station. The site, with a radio transmitter, batteries and several canisters hastily camouflaged to look like Canadian equipment, was the only Nazi-made structure to have been raised on North American soil. Nestled on the shore of Martin Bay just south of Killiniq Island, it sat for about 40 years before Alec Douglas, a Canadian Armed Forces historian, made the trip to find and make official documentation of its existence. From a southern perspective, Douglas discovered the Kurt weather station in the summer of 1981. However, a former resident of Killiniq Island says the area was a popular Inuit fishing spot for…

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