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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: Document
Description: Synopsis of television episode on the D-Day invasion force on June 6, 1944, which has been called the beginning of the end of the Second World War. Describes events leading to the Battle of Normandy. 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 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: The horrors of a mental breakdown on the Italian front.
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: Sound
Description: A young French Canadian airman describes his adventures at sea when his plane is shot down and he and his fellow Coastal Command crew members are set adrift in cold ocean waters for nearly three days.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: A celebrated Canadian war hero, Major David Currie, returns home from battle in Normandy. He speaks to CBC radio about the battle at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, his soldiers, his family, and his receiving the Victoria Cross.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: Matthew Halton reports from the Breendonck concentration camp in Belgium. He provides a powerful justification for the war as he describes the rituals of torture and the systematic killings.
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
 
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