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Type: Document
Description: Synopsis of television episode about the social and economic effects that the Second World War had on Canada. Discusses the War Measures Act invoked by Prime Minister Mackenzie King in 1939. This episode is part of the "Canada: A People's History" series. Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Interviews with women who were Second World War pilots for the Air Transport Auxiliary of the RCAF, flying Hurricanes, Mosquitoes and Spitfires between factories, storage depots and squadrons in England.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: Look back at the French-Canadian regiment the Van Doos, their history, exploits, and unique culture.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Synopsis of television episode on the rise of fascism in Europe. In 1933, Adolf Hitler is elected German Chancellor and the German economy is transformed into a war machine. Describes Hitler's vision and his annexation and takeovers of European countries. In 1939, Canada joins Britain and France in the war effort. This episode is part of the "Canada: A People's History" series. Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Matthew Halton discusses the challenges and rewards of working as a foreign correspondent on the CBC television program Tabloid.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: In the role of a soldier, students write journal entries about the emotional impact of living through a war. The purpose of this exercise is to help students understand the emotional impact of war on soldiers.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Sound
Description: From 1939 to 1945 Canadian soldiers, sailors and air force personnel lived and died in lands far from home. CBC Radio was one of the few links friends and family in Canada had to their loved ones abroad. Through reports from the front, dramatizations and direct greetings from soldiers, CBC revealed what life on the battlefront was like.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: Canadian women were not allowed to fight during the Second World War but they did just about everything else. Tens of thousands joined the women's divisions of the Armed Forces. Hundreds of thousands stepped into jobs in wartime industry. At home and abroad they were welders and pilots, nurses and clerks, the homemakers that kept families together, protecting the home front and the Canadian way of life. These are some of their stories.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: An historical retrospective of CBC radio news coverage of the Second World War, as seen through the eyes of the major correspondents and newsmen.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: In December 1939 Canadian soldiers arrive by train at a location called (for security reasons) "an eastern port," to join a convoy of troops headed for the war in Europe.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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