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Resource Type > Film and Video

Subject > Soldiers, Warriors and Leaders

Date > 1900

Dr. Gerald Bull: A Supersonic Scientist

Type: Film and Video

After working with wind tunnels in university, Gerald Bull is developing ways to use a gun to launch a missile.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

"I'm the Proudest Girl in the World!" - First Canadian Military Recruitment Drive for Women, 1941

Type: Film and Video

In 1941, for the first time in Canadian history, women were recruited for Canada's Armed Forces. This television clip features scenes from the NFB recruitment film "The Proudest Girl in the World" and interviews with two women who answered the call to enlist in World War II.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Japanese Canadians: Redress Opposition

Type: Film and Video

Canadian war veterans discuss and explain the reasons behind their opposition to reparations for Japanese-Canadians.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: Batisse, the Royal 22nd's Mascot Goat, is Unemployed

Type: Film and Video

A report on the history and tradition of the Van Doos' mascot goat, Batisse.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

1957: Diplomat Lester Pearson wins Nobel Peace Prize

Type: Film and Video

Lester Pearson is interviewed following his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in helping defuse and resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Veteran Recalls the Battle of Kap'yong - Canada and the Korean War

Type: Film and Video

Korean war veteran Don Hibbs recalls the Princess Patricias' heroic stand at the Battle of Kap'yong.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Royal 22nd Regiment Prepares for Oka

Type: Film and Video

Royal 22nd Regiment prepares to help resolve dispute with Mohawks at Oka, Quebec.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: Cardinal Maurice Roy on Being a Military Chaplain

Type: Film and Video

In this 1972 CBC television interview, Cardinal Maurice Roy recounts his experiences and role as military chaplain during World War II.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Sentencing of Private Kyle Brown - The Somalia Affair

Type: Film and Video

Two days after he was found guilty of the beating death of Shidane Arone, a Somali teenager, Private Elvin Kyle Brown is sentenced to five years in jail and is dismissed with disgrace from the Canadian Armed Forces. His lawyer, Patrick McCann, reports that Brown is relieved with the outcome.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: A Battalion is Born

Type: Film and Video

TV clip explaining the historical creation of the French-Canadian Van Doos (Royal 22nd Regiment).

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation