Digital Archives | Feb 26, 1944 | 2:07

I'm the Proudest Girl in the World!

During the Second World War, the Canadian Army presents a Hollywood-style short musical film encouraging women to enlist.

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Digital Archives What soldiers want for Christmas Oct 2, 1944 | 3:29Three soldiers tell the folks at home what they should send overseas to give their boys some holiday cheer.
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Digital Archives WWII soldiers return to Canada Sep 1, 1944 | 14:24A trainload of troops is greeted in Toronto with cheers and kisses.
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Digital Archives - A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: Dawn patrolJul 15, 1944 | 7:22Digital Archives A Soldier's War, 1939-1945: Dawn patrol Audio
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