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Date > 1900

Cold War: Tocsin B - This is Not an Emergency

Type: Sound

The Emergency Measures Organization tests its cross-Canada evacuation plan (in response to nuclear attack) in 1961.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Campaign Moves to North American Waters - Battle of the Atlantic

Type: Document

In January 1942 the Battle of the Atlantic shifted to the Canadian and American seaboards where Admiral Dönitz suspected shipping would be poorly protected. The Canadian navy, however, now with over two years experience in organizing convoys, immediately began to sail shipping in defended groups. Often the only protection available was a single armed yacht. It worked. The German U-boats soon shifted their main offensive to the US coast and the Caribbean where ships were still sailing alone.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Work of the Public Relations Officer, CMHQ

Type: Document

This report deals with the functions of the public relations office that was in operation at Canadian Military Headquarters (CMHQ) at the time of the Second World War. The many aspects of public relations, such as responsibility for press releases and motion picture work, are discussed.

Site: National Defence