Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders > Population Groups > Canadian > Francophone
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
Major Georges P. Vanier explains how he led the Van Doos in an assault from Arras through German trenches and fortifications.
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.
Interview looks at unique linguistic and cultural character and rich history of the Royal 22nd Regiment.
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.
Report on the Royal 22nd Regiment's practice exercises in this 1957 radio clip.
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).
Sergeant Leo Lessard of the Royal 22nd Regiment recalls a daring helicopter rescue mission that saved two nuns from rebel soldiers in the Congo.
Interview recounts personal experiences of Royal 22nd Regiment soldiers (Van Doos) landing in Sicily during the Second World War.