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Type: Sound
Description: During the Second World War, Halifax suddenly doubled in size when the port became a key hub for Allied naval forces and merchant shipping. Women who lived in or were stationed in the city at that time recall the pulse of activity and the influx of soldiers and sailors.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: In this 1943 radio clip, a Canadian Women's Army Corps Captain recently returned from Britain shares her recollections of the British homefront, where English women prove they can do any job, from repairing tanks to driving ambulances.
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: Film and Video
Description: Art Holmes, a CBC soundman, discusses the sounds of war, and his memories of wartime broadcasting.
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: Document
Description: Synopsis of television episode on Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King's view of Hitler and Germany prior to and heading into WWII. In 1936, the Prime Minister began a modest rearmament program. The following year, he visited Hitler - two years later Parliament voted to join Britain and France in the war effort against Germany. 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: Document
Description: In the role of a soldier, students write journal entries about daily life on the front. The purpose of this exercise is to help students understand and write from differing viewpoints.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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: 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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