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.
The Gates of Italy
1943, Director: Tom Daly, Stuart Legg
1 min 19 s
2. The film interprets history for its audience, explaining how Italy became Canada's enemy. Why would this be important for the war effort?
Mussolini led Italy into World War II. This examination of his confused dictatorship reveals the political and military dilemma of the impoverished Italian people as Mussolini goes down to defeat.