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Date > 1900 > 1970-1979

Military Ships - Transportation

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. The Canadian Navy, a powerful force during times of maritime conflict, has a variety of specialized vessels and equipment. Training films are available on this site as are informational clips regarding this equipment. The role our fleet has played on the international stage is also examined.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Canada and NATO

Type: Document

This article explains the history of the Cold War era of NATO, the Warsaw Pact. It focuses on Canada's role during this era. Includes a list of suggested readings.

Site: Canadian War Museum

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

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

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

Aircraft and Air Operations - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Royal Canadian Air Force training films dominate this site. Clips and movies deal more specifically with the aircraft and training required for piloting of aircraft.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Biography of artist C. Anthony Law

Type: DocumentImage

Commander Anthony Law had a long and distinguished career as a naval officer and also worked as a professional artist. Includes a brief biography of this Canadian war artist and some of his works.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Veterans - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. How do ex-service members adjust to civilian life? What steps does society take to make the adjustment easier? These films show how well and how poorly individual veterans make this leap and how the community works to include them.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Military Alliances and NATO - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. Various aspects of Canada's involvement with NATO are explored in assorted films.

Site: National Film Board of Canada