Trailer - Sacrifice, Achievement and Legacy: Canadians and the Second World War 1939-1945

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Trailer - Sacrifice, Achievement and Legacy: Canadians and the Second World War 1939-1945

Transcript
Something was brewing, we knew there was something brewing but we did not know where. The announcement came over the loudspeaker system. "All hands to main deck for briefing." The most solemn time of my life was right there and you know it. He says, "Our destination is Dieppe. There are a lot of embankments, and so there'll be a lot of climbing. It's not going to be a picnic. But," he says, "the worst part I have to tell you is that only one out of every four of you people will come back alive."
Description

In this comprehensive video, learn about how Canadians rallied at home and overseas, in the face of the biggest threat the country ever faced. Through archival Second World War footage and Veteran interviews discover the contributions Canadians made in Hong Kong, Dieppe, Italy, Normandy, Holland and in the Far East, as well as in the skies and at sea around the globe.

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Medium:
Video
Owner:
Veterans Affairs Canada
Recorded:
December 4, 2011
Duration:
0:35
War, Conflict or Mission:
Second World War

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