Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Armed Forces > Military Ceremony and Honours > Awards, Decorations and Medals
Resource Type > Sound
Medal awards ceremony and requiem mass for fallen soldiers interrupts fighting in Italy during World War II for the Van Doos.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
An interview with Paul Triquet shortly after he receives the Victoria Cross for his courageous actions at Casa Berardi, Italy, in World War Two.
Major Paul Triquet, recipient of the Victoria Cross, is honoured during a Victory Loan Luncheon in 1944.
At Casa Berardi, the Royal 22nd are pinned down and almost wiped out. Brave Captain Paul Triquet leads them through to victory against incredible odds.
A review of the illustrious military career of Victoria Cross recipient Paul Triquet and a brief background history of his regiment, the Royal 22nd Regiment (Van Doos).
Interview with young soldier from Delburne, Alberta who has just received a gallantry award for his service in the Korean War.
A celebrated Canadian war hero, Major David Currie, returns home from battle in Normandy. He speaks to CBC radio about the battle at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, his soldiers, his family, and his receiving the Victoria Cross.