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Type: Sound
Description: The CBC program "Comrades in Arms", which debuted in 1942 and continued till the war's end, dramatizes the life of soldiers in the Army, Navy and Air Force. This 1943 episode features the exploits of the RCAF Wolverine Squadron as they search out and destroy German U-boats in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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: Sound
Description: From a 1945 radio broadcast of "The Homemaker's Program," a discussion of the role of women in Canadian postwar society, examining such issues as employment opportunities, pay equity, education, and domestic responsibilities.
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: This 1942 episode of the radio program "Comrades in Arms", entitled "The Wrens are Here," describes the duties of servicewomen in the Royal Canadian Navy, whose jobs on shore freed up men for service at sea during WW II.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A young Russian clerk from the Soviet Embassy begins a spy scare in 1945. His search for asylum in Canada and the effect of the information he divulged is discussed in this article. Suspected spies were found in all levels of Canadian government. Excerpt from the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: During the Second World War, roughly 22,000 Japanese Canadians were forcibly evacuated from the west coast and resettled in other parts of the country. Their struggle for redress and apologies continued after the war.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: In this 1945 broadcast of the radio program "Servicemen's Forum," the position of women in Canada's postwar society is discussed. Talk turns to education for women, full employment, wage equity, and the possibility of introducing a family allowance.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Sound
Description: Presents an educational activity for high school students pertaining to human interest stories from the Second World War. Includes links to CBC radio clips from WWII.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: Matthew Halton reports on the end of the war in Europe, reflecting on its horror and drama.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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