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Date > 1900 > 1990-1999

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

Further Reading - The Salvation Army

Type: Document

A bibliography of works written between 1920 and 1997 pertaining to the Salvation Army's work with the Canadian military.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Armed Forces Programs and Operations - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. The role that the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces play in the world is explored through this group of short films. Various peacekeeping missions are looked at as well as some training and recruitment videos.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Casualty evacuation, U.N. Protection Force in ex-Yugoslavia (UNPROFOR), 1994

Type: Image

Canadian military personnel evacuating a wounded United Nations soldier in Bosnia, 1994. (DND, 94-501A-4)

Site: National Defence

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'.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Van Doos: Batisse, the Royal 22nd's Mascot Goat, is Unemployed

Type: Film and Video

A report on the history and tradition of the Van Doos' mascot goat, Batisse.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Military Perspectives - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. These films deal with more peaceful events in the history of the armed forces. The operations discussed include security for the 1976 Montreal Olympics, the movement of horses from the Suffield Base, and the military spectacle to commemorate the 1967 centennial celebrations.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

Type: Document

Like many Canadian air units formed during the Second World War, 408 'Goose' Tactical Helicopter Squadron has assumed various roles in its history. A brief profile is included in this resource along with a list of aircraft flown.

Site: National Defence

429 Transport Squadron

Type: Document

429 'Bison' (Tactical Airlift) Transport Squadron began as a bomber unit in 1942 and is active today in the tactical transport role.

Site: National Defence

434 Combat Support Squadron

Type: Document

The 434 Squadron shows a wider variety of roles and more continuous history than many RCAF units. A list of aircraft the unit has flown is provided.

Site: National Defence