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Digital Archives - Canada declares war on GermanySep 3, 1939 | 7:19Digital Archives Canada declares war on Germany Audio
Digital Archives Canada declares war on Germany Sep 3, 1939 | 7:19As England and France go to war, Prime Minister Mackenzie King tells Canadians, "To save one, we must make up our minds to save all."
Digital Archives - Canadian troops depart for EuropeDec 18, 1939 | 8:16Digital Archives Canadian troops depart for Europe Audio
Digital Archives Canadian troops depart for Europe Dec 18, 1939 | 8:16In December 1939 Canadian soldiers arrive by train to join a convoy of troops headed for the war in Europe.
Digital Archives - Lorne Greene reads the newsMay 7, 1943 | 5:57Digital Archives Lorne Greene reads the news Audio
Digital Archives Lorne Greene reads the news May 7, 1943 | 5:57Lorne Greene read the news for CBC radio long before he found fame on TV's Bonanza.
Digital Archives - Aug. 23, 1939: Britain is ready for warAug 22, 1939 | 30:22Digital Archives Aug. 23, 1939: Britain is ready for war Audio
Digital Archives Aug. 23, 1939: Britain is ready for war Aug 22, 1939 | 30:22BBC reporters provide live commentary on British parliamentary speeches announcing that Britain is prepared to fight.
Digital Archives - Wally Floody and the Great EscapeAug 18, 1980 | 6:34Digital Archives Wally Floody and the Great Escape Video
Digital Archives Wally Floody and the Great Escape Aug 18, 1980 | 6:34Canadian pilot Wally Floody recounts his vital role in the Great Escape of the Second World War.
Digital Archives - Germany invades PolandSep 1, 1939 | 13:36Digital Archives Germany invades Poland Audio
Digital Archives Germany invades Poland Sep 1, 1939 | 13:36With this attack, the Second World War begins.
Digital Archives - A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: The first Canadians into BerlinMay 15, 1945 | 6:54Digital Archives A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: The first Canadians into Berlin Audio
Digital Archives A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: The first Canadians into Berlin May 15, 1945 | 6:54Two Canadian soldiers describe their entry to Berlin on VE night.
Digital Archives - Shirley Temple rings in Canada's Victory LoanOct 21, 1944 | 6:10Digital Archives Shirley Temple rings in Canada's Victory Loan Audio
Digital Archives Shirley Temple rings in Canada's Victory Loan Oct 21, 1944 | 6:10For the inaugural broadcast of the 7th Victory Loan, Shirley Temple, Prime Minister W.L. Mackenzie King and others speak to a crowd of supportive Canadians on Parliament Hill.
Digital Archives - Seeking atonement: A soldier's storyMar 8, 1945 | 4:53Digital Archives Seeking atonement: A soldier's story Audio
Digital Archives Seeking atonement: A soldier's story Mar 8, 1945 | 4:53He was too old and too brave – Matthew Halton tells the story of the Canadian soldier "Snowy."
Digital Archives - A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: Rescue at seaSep 23, 1944 | 4:26Digital Archives A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: Rescue at sea Audio
Digital Archives A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: Rescue at sea Sep 23, 1944 | 4:26An RCAF airman is shot down and survives three days at sea.
Digital Archives - Churchill's 'chicken' speechDec 30, 1941 | 3:24Digital Archives Churchill's 'chicken' speech Audio
Digital Archives Churchill's 'chicken' speech Dec 30, 1941 | 3:24Winston Churchill delivers an electrifying address to the Canadian Parliament during the Second World War.
Digital Archives - Polish resistance launches Warsaw UprisingOct 2, 1984 | 4:14Digital Archives Polish resistance launches Warsaw Uprising Video
Digital Archives Polish resistance launches Warsaw Uprising Oct 2, 1984 | 4:14Forty years later, Polish-Canadians remember their 63-day struggle against Nazi rule during the Second World War.
Digital Archives - Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor: 'A date which will live in infamy'Dec 8, 1941 | 7:20Digital Archives Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor: 'A date which will live in infamy' Audio
Digital Archives Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor: 'A date which will live in infamy' Dec 8, 1941 | 7:20American President Franklin Roosevelt addresses the nation following the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Digital Archives - Royal Tour: Mackenzie King welcomes Their MajestiesMay 16, 1939 | 7:48Digital Archives Royal Tour: Mackenzie King welcomes Their Majesties Audio
Digital Archives Royal Tour: Mackenzie King welcomes Their Majesties May 16, 1939 | 7:48In a formal speech, Prime Minister Mackenzie King describes the history and geography of Canada for the King and Queen.
Digital Archives - A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: So long, Canada!Dec 20, 1939 | 2:57Digital Archives A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: So long, Canada! Audio
Digital Archives A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: So long, Canada! Dec 20, 1939 | 2:57Soldiers sailing from Canada's east coast shout and sing songs as they sail for Europe.

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