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Life on the Homefront: Hamilton, Ontario, a City at War - Canada and the War - Democracy at War

Type: DocumentImage

Stories of the contributions of the industrial centre of Hamilton to the war effort, both through military might and industry, make up a large part of the Spectator clippings in this collection.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Japanese Internment Re-examined

Type: Film and Video

Debunking of myth of threat posed by Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War, through interviews with both government officials and victims of internment. Argument that it was in fact the very act of resettling and interning Japanese-Canadians that could have alienated them enough to pose a threat in case of Japanese invasion of the Pacific coast.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

HMCS Haida National Historic Site of Canada: Saving HMCS Haida

Type: Document

Unlike so many of the Tribals, she was spared from the scrapyard, thanks to the efforts of a private organization, HAIDA Inc. which bought her from the Navy for use as a museum ship.

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

408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

Type: Document

Like many Canadian air units formed during the Second World War, 408 'Goose' Tactical Helicopter Squadron has assumed various roles in its history. A brief profile is included in this resource along with a list of aircraft flown.

Site: National Defence

429 Transport Squadron

Type: Document

429 'Bison' (Tactical Airlift) Transport Squadron began as a bomber unit in 1942 and is active today in the tactical transport role.

Site: National Defence

434 Combat Support Squadron

Type: Document

The 434 Squadron shows a wider variety of roles and more continuous history than many RCAF units. A list of aircraft the unit has flown is provided.

Site: National Defence

423 Maritime Helicopter Squadron

Type: Document

423 'Eagle' Maritime Helicopter Squadron has assumed mainly maritime operational roles since inception in 1942. The aircraft flown by the squadron is listed here.

Site: National Defence

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