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Planned Invasion Above Cap Rouge - Battle for Quebec - Battle for a Continent

Type: Document

Facing possible humiliating defeat in Quebec, General Wolfe goes against his three brigadiers' plans for an invasion upriver, after bad weather causes delays. Instead, Wolfe wanders downriver and lands 5000 men at l'Anse au Foulon, a point which offered no plausible route to the fortress. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

D-Day - Canadian Troops in Normandy - Second World War- Military Might

Type: Document

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

Witness to D-Day

Type: Sound

Matthew Halton reports from England, 2 days after the D-day invasion of Normandy beaches. He recounts the events leading up to and during that fateful day.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Invasion of the Beauport Shore - Battle for Quebec - Battle for a Continent

Type: Document

General James Wolfe launches an invasion of Quebec at the Beauport trenches. The assault fails, and the Governor the Marquis de Vaudreuil is jubilant. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, video clips, and biography of General Montcalm.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Disaster at Dieppe - Second World War- Military Might

Type: Document

Synopsis of television episode on the attack on Dieppe, France, on August 18, 1942. Includes background information and personal accounts. 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