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Women of the Second World War: Mary Churchill congratulates CWACs

Type: Sound

In this 1943 radio speech, Mary Churchill describes her favourable impressions of a recent visit to a CWAC training centre.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Covering the Battle in El Alamein

Type: Sound

From the desert dunes, Matthew Halton describes a key battle in the North African campaign of the Second World War.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Van Doos: 22nd Battalion Decimated at Arras

Type: Sound

Major Georges P. Vanier explains how he led the Van Doos in an assault from Arras through German trenches and fortifications.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Somalia Affair: Dismissal with Disgrace

Type: Sound

Kyle Brown is found guilty of the manslaughter and torture of Shidane Arone, but some Somalis living in Canada are outraged with the sentence that was handed to him. Ahmed Adan, a Somalian-Canadian, expresses his disappointment with how the Canadian government has dealt with the Somalia Inquiry and how he feels Canada has failed Shidane Arone.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Looking Back at the Pivotal Battle of Kap'yong - Canada and the Korean War

Type: Sound

Radio clip recalls Korean War battle in which two battalions of men, Canadian and Australian, halted a massive drive by Communist troops to capture the city of Seoul. Veterans who were there discuss their experiences.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Second World War: What Soldiers Want for Christmas

Type: Sound

Soldiers with the First Canadian Army in Belgium tell radio listeners at home what makes good Christmas gifts to send the troops overseas.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

1951: The Princess Patricias go into battle in Korea- Canada and the Korean War

Type: Sound

Bernard Kaplan reports on the first battles of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Korea.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Lieutenant Colonel Jim Stone Talks About Canada's First Battles - Canada and the Korean War

Type: Sound

Lt. Col. Stone describes the initial battle action of the Princess Patricias during the Korean War.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Witness to D-Day

Type: Sound

Matthew Halton reports from England, 2 days after the D-day invasion of Normandy beaches. He recounts the events leading up to and during that fateful day.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Attacking Ortona

Type: Sound

Matthew Halton reports an eyewitness account of a vicious fight on Christmas Eve during the Battle of Ortona.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation