Canadian Military History Gateway
Resource Type > Sound
Subject > Armed Forces > Naval Forces and Merchant Navy
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.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
In this 1975 radio broadcast, women recall working in the YMCA canteen in Halifax during the Second World War, feeding the sailors and listening to their sometimes horrific stories.