The role of Canada’s military in the Second World War

The role of Canada’s military in the Second World War

Canada played many roles in the Second World War. Here are the roles we played in major phases of the war.


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Forged in Fire Exhibit

A vintage car on display at the Forged in Fire Exhibit at the Canadian War Museum

Plan a trip to the Canadian War Museum to view their largest and most visited gallery which studies the Second World War.

Traitor or Patriot (film)

Quebec Premier Adélard Godbout, who represented the province during the Second World War

Watch this feature-length documentary about Adélard Godbout, Premier of Quebec during the Second World War.

Democracy at War

Operations staff of the 1st Canadian Army Tank Brigade, Rottingdean, England 1942-1943

Browse this collection of more than 140,000 Canadian news stories and editorials, documenting every aspect of the war.

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