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Canada at War 1

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The story of Canada during World War II, as experienced by Canadians at home and on the battlefront. Canada at War, Part 1: Dusk (24 min. 22 sec.) and Canada at War, Part 2: Blitzkrieg (24 min. 26 sec.) cover Canadian involvement in World War II from the pre-war period in 1936 to November 1940. War clouds gather in Europe as Germany re-arms. After the invasion of Poland, Britain, and then Canada, declare war. Germany takes Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg. The British withdraw from Dunkirk. Mackenzie King feels the Canadian pulse on conscription.

1987, 55 min 32 s

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