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Description: Interview recounts personal experiences of Royal 22nd Regiment soldiers (Van Doos) landing in Sicily during the Second World War.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: The CBC program "Comrades in Arms", which debuted in 1942 and continued till the war's end, dramatizes the life of soldiers in the Army, Navy and Air Force. This 1943 episode features the exploits of the RCAF Wolverine Squadron as they search out and destroy German U-boats in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: As Canadian soldiers were fighting overseas in the name of democracy, at home the federal government was staging the largest mass exodus in Canadian history. During the Second World War, roughly 22,000 Japanese Canadians were forcibly evacuated from the west coast and resettled in other parts of the country. Their struggle continued after the war as they fought for an apology and redress for their loss. CBC Television and Radio covered the crucial issues in their journey from relocation to redress.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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Description: From a 1945 radio broadcast of "The Homemaker's Program," a discussion of the role of women in Canadian postwar society, examining such issues as employment opportunities, pay equity, education, and domestic responsibilities.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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Description: The horrors of a mental breakdown on the Italian front.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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Description: They sailed in under cover of darkness to smash down the walls of "Fortress Europe." On June 6, 1944, the Allied forces invaded the Normandy coast of Nazi-occupied France. The Canadians' entry point was a stretch of sand code-named Juno Beach. Many would die there but, for the Canadian forces, D-Day was a triumph that is still honoured at home and on the beach they called Juno.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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Description: An interview with Paul Triquet shortly after he receives the Victoria Cross for his courageous actions at Casa Berardi, Italy, in World War Two.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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Description: It has been called the most controversial battle Canadians have ever fought. On Aug. 19, 1942, after nearly three years of waiting in England for a chance to fight, Canadian troops were sent to raid the French coast at Dieppe. But the Germans were ready for them, and the attack became a massacre. Of nearly 5,000 Canadians sent to Dieppe, only 2,000 returned. More than 60 years later, the operation remains divisive: was Dieppe an essential trial run for D-Day, or a shocking waste of lives?
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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Description: From London's Beaver Club, Canadian soldiers send short radio messages to loved ones at home.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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Description: Bernard Kaplan reports on the first battles of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Korea.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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