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Troops Honour the Living and the Dead

Type: Sound

Medal awards ceremony and requiem mass for fallen soldiers interrupts fighting in Italy during World War II for the Van Doos.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: 22nd Battalion Decimated at Arras

Type: Sound

Major Georges P. Vanier explains how he led the Van Doos in an assault from Arras through German trenches and fortifications.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: Interviews with Paul Triquet after Casa Berardi

Type: Sound

An interview with Paul Triquet shortly after he receives the Victoria Cross for his courageous actions at Casa Berardi, Italy, in World War Two.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: 'Put Victory First!' - Paul Triquet and Victory Loans

Type: Sound

Major Paul Triquet, recipient of the Victoria Cross, is honoured during a Victory Loan Luncheon in 1944.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

What Makes a 'Van Doo' Different?

Type: Sound

Interview looks at unique linguistic and cultural character and rich history of the Royal 22nd Regiment.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

A Victoria Cross for Valour in Italy

Type: Sound

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.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos Make Dangerous Parachute Drop Into Pine Forest

Type: Sound

Report on the Royal 22nd Regiment's practice exercises in this 1957 radio clip.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: Biography of Paul Triquet, VC

Type: Sound

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).

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: Rescue in the Jungle

Type: Sound

Sergeant Leo Lessard of the Royal 22nd Regiment recalls a daring helicopter rescue mission that saved two nuns from rebel soldiers in the Congo.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: Royal 22nd Regiment Lands in Sicily

Type: Sound

Interview recounts personal experiences of Royal 22nd Regiment soldiers (Van Doos) landing in Sicily during the Second World War.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation