Digital Archives | Mar 1, 1944 | 0:44

War brides land in Canada

A Canadian Army Newsreel welcomes Canada's newest citizens.

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Digital Archives - WW II attack on B.C. coastJan 17, 1995 | 17:39Digital Archives WW II attack on B.C. coast Video
Digital Archives WW II attack on B.C. coast Jan 17, 1995 | 17:39A mysterious attack on B.C. during the Second World War.
Digital Archives - Japan bombs SaskatchewanFeb 7, 2005 | 2:00Digital Archives Japan bombs Saskatchewan Audio
Digital Archives Japan bombs Saskatchewan Feb 7, 2005 | 2:00A wartime balloon carrying hydrogen-filled bombs explodes near Regina.
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 - 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 - U-boat sinks SS Caribou off NewfoundlandOct 14, 1992 | 3:12Digital Archives U-boat sinks SS Caribou off Newfoundland Video
Digital Archives U-boat sinks SS Caribou off Newfoundland Oct 14, 1992 | 3:12A Nazi submarine torpedoes a ferry vessel near Port aux Basques, killing 137.
Digital Archives - WWII soldiers return to CanadaSep 1, 1944 | 14:24Digital Archives WWII soldiers return to Canada Audio
Digital Archives WWII soldiers return to Canada Sep 1, 1944 | 14:24A trainload of troops is greeted in Toronto with cheers and kisses.
Digital Archives - Prime Minister King on the conscription plebisciteApr 24, 1942 | 10:41Digital Archives Prime Minister King on the conscription plebiscite Audio
Digital Archives Prime Minister King on the conscription plebiscite Apr 24, 1942 | 10:41Mackenzie King urges Canadians to approve conscription for service overseas.
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 - CBC war correspondents retrospectiveJan 1, 1991 | 6:54Digital Archives CBC war correspondents retrospective Video
Digital Archives CBC war correspondents retrospective Jan 1, 1991 | 6:54Four Second World War reporters share their experiences.
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.
Digital Archives - Van Doos: Interviews with Paul Triquet after Casa BerardiMar 27, 1944 | 4:20Digital Archives Van Doos: Interviews with Paul Triquet after Casa Berardi Audio
Digital Archives Van Doos: Interviews with Paul Triquet after Casa Berardi Mar 27, 1944 | 4:20Shortly after receiving the Victoria Cross, Triquet tells Marcel Ouimet he credits only the courage of his fellow men.
Digital Archives - 50 years after 'Kristallnacht'Nov 9, 1988 | 3:39Digital Archives 50 years after 'Kristallnacht' Video
Digital Archives 50 years after 'Kristallnacht' Nov 9, 1988 | 3:39German communities are making redress for brutal anti-Jewish riots of 1938.
Digital Archives - Major C.F. Hoey wins the Victoria CrossMay 8, 1945 | 2:20Digital Archives Major C.F. Hoey wins the Victoria Cross Audio
Digital Archives Major C.F. Hoey wins the Victoria Cross May 8, 1945 | 2:20CBC Radio's <em>For Valour</em> recounts the brave exploits of Canadian Major C.F. Hoey, who received a posthumous VC in Burma.
Digital Archives - Children of Canadian WWII soldiers seek fathersDec 19, 1987 | 1:56Digital Archives Children of Canadian WWII soldiers seek fathers Video
Digital Archives Children of Canadian WWII soldiers seek fathers Dec 19, 1987 | 1:56Canadian soldiers in Holland left behind thousands of now-adult children hoping to meet their Canadian families.
Digital Archives - Covering the battle in El AlameinOct 22, 1942 | 5:01Digital Archives Covering the battle in El Alamein Audio
Digital Archives Covering the battle in El Alamein Oct 22, 1942 | 5:01From the desert dunes, Matthew Halton describes a key battle in the North African campaign of the Second World War.

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