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War effort - Women

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. The role of women in war-time Canada is explored. In times of war women stepped up to fill positions in factories that were previously a masculine domain. These films show how the goals and options of Canadian women began to change both on the homefront and in the military.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Military forces - Women

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. The role of military women in war-time and in post-war Canada is explored. Women were expected to enlist to perform clerical duties but became well trained in a variety of fields including aviation.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Recruits and Recruitment - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Recruitment and information films dealing with all branches and levels of the Canadian Armed Forces. Specifically aimed at young men and women who are interested in a career with the military.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Women in the Armed Forces - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Women had a role to fill in times of war. These films show how the view of that role has changed over the years.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Canadian Military Forces - History

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board dealing with Canadian military activity during the Second World War. Includes titles from such series as Canada at War, War at Sea and the Valour and the Horror. Also includes abstracts of recruitment films from the 1940's.

Site: National Film Board of Canada