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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 on television episode focusing on Elsie MacGill, one of Canada's top aeronautical engineers during the Second World War, who was in charge of designing machines that would produce Hawker Hurricane airplanes. 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 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: 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: 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: Document
Description: Synopsis of television episode on Canada's role during the Second World War. On September 10, 1939, Canada joined Britain and France in the war against Germany, but many questions remained regarding the extent of Canada's involvement 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: 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: 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: 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
 
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