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Japanese Canadians: Fighting for Inclusion

Type: Sound

Japanese-Canadian names are added to a Second World War memorial, thus helping to lesson the painful memories of internment, relocation, and prejudice against this minority during the war.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Troops Honour the Living and the Dead

Type: Sound

Medal awards ceremony and requiem mass for fallen soldiers interrupts fighting in Italy during World War II for the Van Doos.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: 22nd Battalion Decimated at Arras

Type: Sound

Major Georges P. Vanier explains how he led the Van Doos in an assault from Arras through German trenches and fortifications.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site of Canada: Early Contacts: Lesson Plan

Type: Sound

The site of an 11th century Norse settlement on the Northern tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, L’Anse aux Meadows is the earliest known European settlement in North America. Students learn about this national and world heritage site through archaeological and documentary evidence that combine to tell a rich tale of early exploration, colonization, and possibly conflict.

Site: Parks Canada

Van Doos: Interviews with Paul Triquet after Casa Berardi

Type: Sound

An interview with Paul Triquet shortly after he receives the Victoria Cross for his courageous actions at Casa Berardi, Italy, in World War Two.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

1944: Remembrance Day with Matthew Halton

Type: Sound

CBC correspondent Matthew Halton pays tribute to Canadian war veterans and troops on Remembrance Day 1944. He reminds us to never forget both their courage and sacrifice, as well as the horrors of war.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

German Surrender: 'The time has come to be glad'

Type: Sound

Matthew Halton reports on the end of the war in Europe, reflecting on its horror and drama.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

The Little Soldier: Matthew Halton Interviews an Expert Italian Sniper

Type: Sound

Matthew Halton reports his encounter with a young Italian soldier during the war.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: 'Put Victory First!' - Paul Triquet and Victory Loans

Type: Sound

Major Paul Triquet, recipient of the Victoria Cross, is honoured during a Victory Loan Luncheon in 1944.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Women in England - "Gaining Respect, Proving Their Worth" - Second World War

Type: Sound

In this 1943 radio clip, a Canadian Women's Army Corps Captain recently returned from Britain shares her recollections of the British homefront, where English women prove they can do any job, from repairing tanks to driving ambulances.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation