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Cold War: 'The Only Choice Today is Peace'

Type: Sound

In this 1961 radio broadcast, columnist Ron Haggart takes issue with the government's approach to nuclear warfare, and argues for commitment to peace.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Matthew Halton's Passing

Type: Sound

Matthew Halton is remembered as a "great Canadian" as news of his death becomes public.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Ten Years After D-Day: Normandy Revisited

Type: Sound

Ten years after D-day, Matthew Halton returns to the beaches of Normandy. He reminisces about that fateful day of June 6, 1944, and ponders its ultimate meaning.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Shell Shock: Losing Your Nerve

Type: Sound

The horrors of a mental breakdown on the Italian front.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Matthew Halton: The Queen's Coronation

Type: Sound

Halton reports on the new spirit and new Queen in England.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

"We Were All Kings for the Day": The Liberation of Paris

Type: Sound

War correspondent Matthew Halton describes the jubilant celebrations in Paris when the city is liberated from Germany in August 1944.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

The CBC Overseas Unit

Type: Sound

A discussion of the logistics and experiences of CBC reporting in the context of the Second World War.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

1944: The Battle for Carpiquet

Type: Sound

Matthew Halton gives eyewitness reports from the battle for Carpiquet, a German-held town right near the Normandy beaches.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Breendonck - Inside a Nazi Concentration Camp

Type: Sound

Matthew Halton reports from the Breendonck concentration camp in Belgium. He provides a powerful justification for the war as he describes the rituals of torture and the systematic killings.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Second World War: Living in a Wet Tent

Type: Sound

A CBC reporter in France gives a vivid account of an airman's day in an RCAF airfield camp as torrential rains cause flooding, wet tents, mud, and dampness everywhere.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation