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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

Women of the Second World War: Spitfires in the rhododendrons

Type: Film and Video

Interviews with women who were Second World War pilots for the Air Transport Auxiliary of the RCAF, flying Hurricanes, Mosquitoes and Spitfires between factories, storage depots and squadrons in England.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Women of the Second World War: Nurses face danger and death

Type: Film and Video

In World War II, the Nursing Sisters of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps had the most difficult, dangerous and grisly jobs of all Canada's enlisted women. They were the ones who followed men into battle to tend their wounds, fight diseases, care for prisoners of war and help the thousands of injured civilians whose lives were destroyed along the way. In this clip from CBC Television's Women at War, three former nurses describe their harrowing experiences.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Matthew Halton on War Reporting: Scoops, Angles and Ethics

Type: Film and Video

Matthew Halton discusses the challenges and rewards of working as a foreign correspondent on the CBC television program Tabloid.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Art Holmes: The Bomb-Chasing Broadcaster

Type: Film and Video

Art Holmes, a CBC soundman, discusses the sounds of war, and his memories of wartime broadcasting.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

CBC War Correspondents Retrospective

Type: Film and Video

An historical retrospective of CBC radio news coverage of the Second World War, as seen through the eyes of the major correspondents and newsmen.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation