War and Peace

During the Second World War, NFB documentaries informed and inspired Canadians and audiences around the world. These documentaries offer a unique vantage point on the wartime experience at home and on the front.

Excerpts


Break-through

Break-through 1


The Gates of Italy

The Gates of Italy 1


Heroes of the Atlantic

Heroes of the Atlantic 1


Inside Fighting Canada

Inside Fighting Canada 1


Proudly She Marches

Proudly She Marches 1


The War for Men's Minds

The War for Men's Minds 1

Break-through

1944, Director: James Beveridge

      1 min 30 s


    


Questions 1. This film documents a turning point in the war: the landing at Normandy. It is different from the other NFB World War II documentaries in this collection because it reports a specific event, as a newsreel would. Do you notice differences in the way information is presented, compared to Inside Fighting Canada, for instance?


About This Film


© 2006 National Film Board of Canada | Copyright | Accessibility | Credits
This web site is partly funded by Canadian Culture Online