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Canada at War 4

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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 7: Road to Ortona (24 min. 34 sec.) and Canada at War, Part 8: New Directions (24 min. 38 sec.) cover Canadian involvement in World War II from July 1943 to June 1944. The Allies push into Italy. The ancient city of Ortona is taken by the Canadians in fierce and costly street-fighting. In London, Mackenzie King holds out for Canadian independence in foreign policy. Canadian ships cross the Arctic seas with supplies for Russia.

1987, 55 min 32 s

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