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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: Document
Description: On June 6, 1944, the "Second Front" became reality. Allied forces landed on the open beaches of Normandy, north and west of the city of Caen. Hard battles followed for both sides. Journalists were there to record the tragedy and victory that was D-Day.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: On 6 June 1944, Allied forces invaded Western Europe along an 80-kilometre front in Normandy, France. Of the nearly 150,000 Allied troops who landed or parachuted into the invasion area on D-Day, 14,000 were Canadians.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Image
Description: An electronic reproduction of the oil on canvas artwork, "Canadian Armour Passing Through Ortona," created by Charles Fraser Comfort in 1944.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: The Royal Canadian Navy grew rapidly during the Second World War. The roles it played in military actions ranged from acting as an escort force for merchant ships to fighting German submarines and landing on the coast of German-occupied France as part of major operations. Some of the experiences of the Canadian Navy were recorded in newspapers of the time.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Online article describes the transformation of Newfoundland into a "garrison country" during World War Two and the economic, political and social consequences of this. Includes reading list.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: Stories of the contributions of the industrial centre of Hamilton to the war effort, both through military might and industry, make up a large part of the Spectator clippings in this collection.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The Battle of the Atlantic was the struggle for control of the sea routes between the Americas and Europe and Africa. German forces attempted to break Britain's vital supply link from the United States and Canada. During this six year conflict both sides suffered losses of personnel and materials.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
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Description: During the Second World War, the Canadian aircraft industry grew to employ nearly 116,000 workers, 30,000 of whom were women. It delivered aircraft to fill Allied orders and Canadian newspapers monitored its expansion.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
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Description: Japan used Burma as a stepping stone to invade India. This proved costly for Japanese forces as British-led Indian Army troops held them off for 80 days. Neither side seemed to have the upper hand in this battle as was reflected in newspaper accounts of the conflict.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
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