Trailer - Canada Remembers the Far East

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Trailer - Canada Remembers the Far East

From 1939 to 1945, Europe was divided and the entire world became involved in the largest conflict of the 20th century, a war responsible for nearly 50 million casualties and impacting five continents and three oceans.

Working on a school project, watch three French Canadian teenagers discover the important role that Canadians played in the Far East during the Second World War. With the use of archival footage, Veteran testimony and historical narration, learn about the Canadians' participation in the defence of Hong Kong, the harsh treatment of the Hong Kong prisoners of war by the Japanese, the air force's role in delivering supplies to the troops on the ground in Burma, the "Saviour of Ceylon" and much more.

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Veterans Affairs Canada
December 4, 2011
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Second World War

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