Digital Archives | Apr 7, 1945 | 4:43

Auschwitz: 'Slime and abominable crime' at Zutphen

Canadian troops liberate a Nazi concentration camp.

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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 - Christmas dinner at the war frontDec 4, 1944 | 3:31Digital Archives Christmas dinner at the war front Audio
Digital Archives Christmas dinner at the war front Dec 4, 1944 | 3:31An army cook discusses plans for Christmas dinner at the front in Holland.
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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 - 91 die in sinking of HMCS ShawiniganMay 22, 1996 | 1:33Digital Archives 91 die in sinking of HMCS Shawinigan Video
Digital Archives 91 die in sinking of HMCS Shawinigan May 22, 1996 | 1:33A Second World War veteran recalls the day a German U-boat sank the ill-fated Canadian warship.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Ace Buzz Beurling's flying careerNov 13, 1942 | 6:46Digital Archives Ace Buzz Beurling's flying career Audio
Digital Archives Ace Buzz Beurling's flying career Nov 13, 1942 | 6:46Celebrated Canadian flying ace Buzz Beurling has died in a plane crash en route to Israel.
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 - 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 - German 'Panther' restored in OttawaJan 10, 2008 | 5:04Digital Archives German 'Panther' restored in Ottawa Audio
Digital Archives German 'Panther' restored in Ottawa Jan 10, 2008 | 5:04In 2008 the Canadian War Museum unveils a restored German Panzer V tank (also known as "Panther") used in the Second World War.

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