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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

Female Van Doo Draws Attention in Sarajevo

Type: Sound

Report on Captain Angela Mondeux, an officer of the Royal 22nd Regiment deployed to the former Yugoslavia. The news clip relates some other countries' reactions to a female in uniform.

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

Cold War: Nuclear Relocation Satire

Type: Sound

Eric Nicol satirizes government nuclear civil defence plans in this 1958 radio skit.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Canadian Women Serving Overseas - Second World War

Type: Sound

Radio clip from 1943 describes how Canadian women serving as Wrens, CWACs, WDs and Nursing Sisters make the most of rough conditions away from home.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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

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

Second World War: What Soldiers Want for Christmas

Type: Sound

Soldiers with the First Canadian Army in Belgium tell radio listeners at home what makes good Christmas gifts to send the troops overseas.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: 'Nuclear Warfare can be Fun'

Type: Sound

Humourist Max Ferguson satirizes nuclear civil defence and suggests funny ideas for coping with the nuclear threat.

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