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.
Heroes of the Atlantic
1941, Director: J.D. Davidson
1 min 13 s
2. Like most of the World War II documentaries, this one relies on narration. Do you think the technique used here of talking to the ship as though it were a person is effective?
The work of the Merchant Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy in the battle of the Atlantic. Minesweepers clear the shipping channels, planes keep watch, and convoys steam out to sea.