Photographer unknown, photograph, Ottawa, Ontario, August 1941
The Canadian Forces expanded enormously from 1939 to 1944. The number of men and women in the Army grew from 4,500 to 481,000, in the Air Force from 4,000 to 206,000 and in the Navy from 1,700 to 75,000.
National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada / PA-112491