Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Armed Forces
Resource 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.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
In this 1943 radio speech, Mary Churchill describes her favourable impressions of a recent visit to a CWAC training centre.
This 1942 radio broadcast features testimonials from airwomen of the Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division (WDs) who are proud to be serving their country in the ground jobs that keep men flying. The WDs played a vital role in the operation of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan during WW II.
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.
From the desert dunes, Matthew Halton describes a key battle in the North African campaign of the Second World War.
Medal awards ceremony and requiem mass for fallen soldiers interrupts fighting in Italy during World War II for the Van Doos.
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.
Major Georges P. Vanier explains how he led the Van Doos in an assault from Arras through German trenches and fortifications.
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.
Reporter Bill Beattie asks new recruits about their reasons for wanting to serve in the Korean War.