Films about Canada and the Second World War
Follow the story of a German prisoner of war, who fondly recounts his experiences in a Canadian POW camp.
A poetic documentary honouring Canadian sacrifice during the First and Second World War.
Follows a mission to search for the remains of six RCAF members lost delivering food during World War II.
This docudrama explores Mackenzie King’s difficult decision to impose conscription during the Second World War.
Follows several Canadian women as they recall working in the factories during the Second World War.
The true story of Ben Wheeler, a Canadian doctor held captive in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during World War II.
This film follows the conception, construction and testing of the Canadair Argus.
This Oscar® winning documentary short examines the military strategy used by the allies in the Battle of Britain.
A report on how Canadian women were trained in their military divisions during the Second World War.
Learn about Canada’s role in the Allied air strategy of hitting the German army's nerve centers.
Describes the important role of Spitfire fighter aircraft during the Second World War.
Highlights the programs created to help Canadian World War II veterans return to civilian life.
Information on the Woman's Division of the Royal Canadian Air Force of 1943.
Analyzes the preparation, strategy and planning of the great Allied invasion of Northwest Europe in 1944.
Part one of a three-part series documenting the years between the outbreak of WWII in September 1939 and June 1944.
Part two of the series documenting the period between June and December 1944.
Part three of the series focusing on the final phase of WWII in 1945 and the war’s aftermath.
Forged in Fire Exhibit
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)
Watch this feature-length documentary about Adélard Godbout, Premier of Quebec during the Second World War.
Democracy at War
Browse this collection of more than 140,000 Canadian news stories and editorials, documenting every aspect of the war.
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