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1930: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (66)1931: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (67)1932: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (69)1933: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (68)1934: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (68)1935: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (66)1936: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (68)1937: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (68)1938: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (72)1939: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (155)Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders
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1930: Armed Forces (61)1931: Armed Forces (61)1932: Armed Forces (63)1933: Armed Forces (63)1934: Armed Forces (62)1935: Armed Forces (61)1936: Armed Forces (62)1937: Armed Forces (62)1938: Armed Forces (66)1939: Armed Forces (199)Armed Forces
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Type: Document
Description: Synopsis of television episode on Canada's armed forces during the Second World War. 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: Film and Video
Description: In this 1972 CBC television interview, Cardinal Maurice Roy recounts his experiences and role as military chaplain during World War II.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: In World War II, the Nursing Sisters of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps had the most difficult, dangerous and grisly jobs of all Canada's enlisted women. They were the ones who followed men into battle to tend their wounds, fight diseases, care for prisoners of war and help the thousands of injured civilians whose lives were destroyed along the way. In this clip from CBC Television's Women at War, three former nurses describe their harrowing experiences.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
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: Radio clip from 1943 describes how Canadian women serving as Wrens, CWACs, WDs and Nursing Sisters make the most of rough conditions away from home.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Resources that encourage students to analyze and compare historical and current media reports on the military and war.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: In this 1975 radio broadcast, women recall working in the YMCA canteen in Halifax during the Second World War, feeding the sailors and listening to their sometimes horrific stories.
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
 
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