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Canada: The Story of Us United at War (1939-1944)

WWII, a war even more terrible than the last, demands courage, commitment and ingenuity. Canada meets this challenge head on, giving everything we have at home and abroad. Canadians come together, working and fighting for a common cause. United – at war. Features stories/events include: building planes / Battle of Britain, women joining the workforce to support the war effort, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2017

The National Return to Ortona: A Battlefield Redemption

Ortona, Italy was the sight of one of the bloodiest battles of the Italian campaign of World War Two. The horrific carnage of that period is brought to viewers through archival film footage and the radio transmissions of the legendary Matthew Halton. Meeting the survivors decades later, the bitterness is still evident. This documentary joins Canadian and German war veterans as ...
  • 1999
  • 00:26:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Canada: A People's History The Crucible

Episode 14: 1940 to 1946 CE. Canada comes of age in the anguish of World War II, with soldiers on the beaches at Dieppe and women in the industrial work force back home. The country's military role, and the domestic, social and political consequences of the war are traced through poignant stories of Canadians on both sides of the Atlantic. ...
  • 2000
  • 01:46:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Liberation of Holland

A visually stunning mix of re-enactments and rich archival footage, including rare colour footage from World War II. It gives voice to the men and women – soldiers, nurses and Dutch civilians – who lived through these historical events. Hearing their remarkable stories, provides a powerful, lasting experience. The documentary features the unique bond that exists between the Dutch and ...
  • 2005
  • 00:50:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2004 Juno Beach: Sixty Years Later

In June 2004, Canadians took part in ceremonies to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Some of the Canadian veterans who stormed ashore at Juno Beach returned to the towns and villages they liberated and were greeted as heroes. In this News in Review story we'll look at Canada's role in the largest military invasion in ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - May 1995 Victory in Europe: 50 Years Later

A half century after the event, this report examines the historical significance and meaning of V-E Day.
  • 1995
  • 00:11:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1995

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