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Type: Film and Video
Description: Four experts on Canadian diplomacy talk about whether Canada deserves its peacekeeping reputation.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: A look at Canada's history of diplomacy and peacekeeping, including Canadian involvement in human rights issues, nuclear disarmament and the International Criminal Court.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This article explains the history of the Cold War era of NATO, the Warsaw Pact. It focuses on Canada's role during this era. Includes a list of suggested readings.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: At the Casablanca Conference in January 1943, the Allied leaders determined that, after they had gained all of North Africa, the next operation would be in the Mediterranean. The aim was to force Italy out of the war. The Germans formed a number of defensive lines across the peninsula, which the Allies were only able to capture at considerable cost. The Canadians played a leading part in the breaking of the Gothic Line north of Florence. In all, 92,757 Canadian soldiers served in the Italian theatre and a quarter of these became casualties.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
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
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: In 1937 the Japanese army took charge of much of eastern China. Although China was a Second World War backwater, the largest part of the Japanese army was tied down in China, maintaining internal order, and this limited what Japan could do in its war against the Allies. The conflict between China and Japan affected Canada both socially and militarily.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: By May 1942, German U-boats penetrated Eastern Canada's waters, sinking merchant vessels and warships near Halifax Harbour, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the St. Lawrence River.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Canada's contribution to Britain's Bomber Command was an extremely powerful aerial striking force known as No. 6 (R.C.A.F.) Group. Organized in January 1943, the majority of their targets were cities with military and industrial facilities.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Despite early growing pains, the Royal Canadian Navy grew into a formidable anti-submarine force. The R.C.N. sank 28 enemy submarines and escorted Allied shipping across the Atlantic and along the northeastern seaboard of North America.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: Canadian involvement in the battle of the Netherlands was appreciated both by allied governments and the Dutch people. The actions of Canadian troops during combat and afterwards, assisting the population, were preserved in the archives of the "Hamilton Spectator."
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
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