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Pride and Sacrifice
Thousands of Canadians showed pride and courage, some enduring deplorable conditions in POW camps and others sometimes fighting hopeless battles. Many paid the ultimate price with their lives.
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Bravery in the Field
1979, director: Giles Walker
An aimless young hood gains insight into the experience of...
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Fields of Sacrifice
1963, director: Donald Brittain
Canadians played a vital role in liberating Holland in...
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Article by a specialist For the hope of a better world
We need to understand and commemorate the achievements of our war veterans emphasizing the profound moral purpose that motivated Canadians in the two world wars.

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The Four Freedoms Address by Franklin D. Roosevelt
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G. George Didn't Come Back
The artist Miller Brittain served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a bomb-aimer during...
Royal Canadian Air Force Briefing Before Kiska
On August 15, 1943, after three weeks of naval and air bombing, a combined U.S. and...
Canadian Infantrymen Surrounded by Dutch Civilians Celebrating the Liberation of the Netherlands
The day after Victory in Europe, May 8, 1945, infantrymen of The West Nova Scotia...
A Member of the Medical Corps Bandages the Burnt Leg of a French Boy
Lance-Corporal W.J. Curtis of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (R.C.A.M.C.) bandages...
A Military Funeral
Major William Ewing saluting at the funeral of 55 members of 'A' Company, The Black Watch...
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