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Canadian Army - World War II Archival Films

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Archival footage includes training films and news magazines from the Second World War.

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Military Ships - Transportation

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. The Canadian Navy, a powerful force during times of maritime conflict, has a variety of specialized vessels and equipment. Training films are available on this site as are informational clips regarding this equipment. The role our fleet has played on the international stage is also examined.

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Military Land Vehicles - Transportation

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Snowmobiles, trucks and track vehicles are the major modes of transport used by Canadian land forces. On this site are found films on the background of these means of transportation and instructions on their operation.

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Military Aircraft and Airfields - Transportation

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Canada's Air Force has played an important role in military history. In these films the equipment, training, and types of aircraft that make up this fighting force are explored.

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Weapons and Warfare - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. A soldier must learn the proper use of his or her weapons. These films teach and inform about weapons and battle readiness in various branches of the Armed Forces. The possible horror created by using these weapons is explored in the animated film 'My Child,My Land'.

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Aircraft and Air Operations - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Royal Canadian Air Force training films dominate this site. Clips and movies deal more specifically with the aircraft and training required for piloting of aircraft.

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Military Technology - Technology

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film board. Military developments in the fields of weaponry, communication, and transportation are looked at in this collection of films. How these developments have affected training, civilian life and warfare is explored.

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Military Communications - Media and Communication

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Many aspects of radio broadcasting and the military are explored in this series of films. The subject matter covers everything from the principles of radio wave transmission to accounts of broadcasters and journalists who relay the war news back to Canada.

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Engineering - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films looking at various aspects of enginneering as it applies to Canada and her armed forces. The subjects of the films include recruiting of engineers for the Armed Forces, how military engineers construct bridges and airfields, and the affect these constructs have on Canada and its more isolated provinces.

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World War II Military Operations - History

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board dealing with military actions during World War 2. These clips, told from several points of view, paint a picture of an active fighting force and a busy home front dealing with changes in society and industry.

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