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Three Arms, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is a small settlement founded in or about 1864. It is in Fogo and Twillingate District.
Newfoundland and Labrador is the most easterly province of Canada. Situated in the country's Atlantic region, it comprises the island of Newfoundland and mainland Labrador to the northwest, with a combined area of 405,212 square kilometres (156,500 sq mi). In 2018, the province's population was estimated at 525,073. About 92% of the province's population lives on the island of Newfoundland, of whom more than half live on the Avalon Peninsula.
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Fogo is an outport community on Fogo Island in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It was previously incorporated as a town prior to becoming part of the Town of Fogo Island through an amalgamation in 2011.
In the 1910s, the town had a population of about 140 people, with James Norris owning a fish cannery, fishing schooners, and the town's only store. Following the death of his son, Lieutenant Stephen Norris, in World War I, he moved out of town and closed his businesses. The last residents of Three Arms left town in the 1940s. Today, the town is abandoned and the original buildings are no longer standing.
World War I, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history. It is also one of the deadliest conflicts in history, with an estimated nine million combatants and seven million civilian deaths as a direct result of the war, while resulting genocides and the 1918 influenza pandemic caused another 50 to 100 million deaths worldwide.
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