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"I'm the Proudest Girl in the World!" - First Canadian Military Recruitment Drive for Women, 1941

Type: Film and Video

In 1941, for the first time in Canadian history, women were recruited for Canada's Armed Forces. This television clip features scenes from the NFB recruitment film "The Proudest Girl in the World" and interviews with two women who answered the call to enlist in World War II.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Canada Calls for Volunteer Soldiers - Canada and the Korean War

Type: Film and Video

Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent hits the airwaves to solicit volunteers for a Canadian "Special Force" destined for action in Korea.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation