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Laurier House National Historic Site of Canada: William Lyon Mackenzie King -The Wartime Leader

Type: Document

At no time were King's leadership skills more apparent than when he faced the challenge of leading the country through the Second World War.

Site: Parks Canada

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

Looking Back - Native Soldiers

Type: Document

Several short and moving accounts of Native Canadian war experiences are found on this web page.

Site: Veterans Affairs 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

The Salvation Army - War Services Images

Type: Document

This is a slide presentation of 25 images showing Salvation Army's work during the First and Second World Wars as well as in the postwar period.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Allies and Allied Forces - History

Type: DocumentAnimationFilm and Video

Listing of films regarding Canada's involvement in World War II. Includes many abstracts on films of the 1940's and newsreel compilations from the time. The abstract for the modern film Death By Moonlight: bomber command is also listed.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Some Aspects of Disciplinary Policy in the Canadian Services, 1914-1946

Type: Document

The most significant development in disciplinary policy during the period covered by this report was the process by which complete control of punishment in the Canadian forces passes from British to Canadian authorities. This process began in the First World War and was completed as a result of constitutional changes in the period before the outbreak of the Second World War.

Site: National Defence

York Redoubt - History

Type: Document

In 1793, at the outbreak of war between Britain and revolutionary France, harbour batteries were hastily erected to secure Halifax from attack by sea. In the 19th century York Redoubt and the Citadel used signal flags to keep each other informed of ships' movements. During the First World War, the site was used as barracks for assigned infantry and for troops waiting to go overseas. Early in the Second World War, the Redoubt was the nerve centre for harbour defences, and included an anti-submarine net. York Redoubt remained in military use until 1956.

Site: Parks Canada

Biography of artist Charles Comfort

Type: DocumentImage

Provides a brief biography of Charles Comfort, official war artist.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Sir Eugene Fiset returns to service…

Type: Document

Eugene Fiset is an example of a unique French Canadian officer who rose to high rank and distinguished recognition while serving his country in the Boer War. He later rose to the position of Director General of the Army Medical Service. Following military service he was a Deputy Minister of Militia and Defence, a Major-General, a Member of Parliament, and finally the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec.

Site: National Defence