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1950: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (116)1951: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (127)1952: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (113)1953: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (112)1954: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (92)1955: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (88)1956: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (90)1957: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (91)1958: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (88)1959: Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders (82)Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders
1950: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (141)1951: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (153)1952: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (136)1953: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (135)1954: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (109)1955: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (106)1956: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (105)1957: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (104)1958: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (103)1959: Wars, Battles and Conflicts (100)Wars, Battles and Conflicts
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1950: Strategy and Tactics (17)1951: Strategy and Tactics (21)1952: Strategy and Tactics (18)1953: Strategy and Tactics (16)1954: Strategy and Tactics (16)1955: Strategy and Tactics (16)1956: Strategy and Tactics (17)1957: Strategy and Tactics (17)1958: Strategy and Tactics (18)1959: Strategy and Tactics (16)Strategy and Tactics
1950: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (89)1951: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (90)1952: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (91)1953: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (92)1954: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (91)1955: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (92)1956: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (93)1957: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (90)1958: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (87)1959: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (84)Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications
 
 

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Type: Document
Description: Best suited for senior students, this task involves developing a timeline of some of the major events of the Cold War and indicating how Canada was involved or affected by them. May be modified for younger students.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Students explore a CBC Archives website to gather some first impressions and background information on the Cold War era and its impact on Canadian society and politics.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Four experts on Canadian diplomacy talk about whether Canada deserves its peacekeeping reputation.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Investigates government and personal measures taken in order to ensure survival in the event of a nuclear war.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: With superpowers in the east and west testing powerful new weapons, the Canadian race for self-preservation took off in the early 1950s. The rising of the Iron Curtain intensified the threat of mass destruction, as communication between the Americans and Soviets came to a screeching halt. In this volatile new world, Canadians fretted about fallout shelters and the government prepared to go underground.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Students reflect on and discuss how the Cold War affected the lives of young people in Canada, both at home and in school.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Compares and contrasts the positions of civil defense and nuclear disarmament.
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: A brief biography of Lester B. Pearson introduces this article on his peacemaking achievements in Egypt. The events surrounding the build-up of a United Nations force in the Suez Canal are also discussed. Taken 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
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
 
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