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National Film Board: WWII site description for National Film Board: WWII
Discover several of the National Film Board of Canada films related to World War II. Experienced by millions, both soldiers and civilians, this war was filmed from many angles at the time and has also been revisited by contemporary filmmakers. 
https://www.nfb.ca/subjects/war-conflict-and-peace/world-war-ii

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: WWII - Diaries, Letters and Stories site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: WWII - Diaries, Letters and Stories
Read excerpts from the wartime diaries and letters of some of the Canadian men and women who served in the Second World War. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/diary/2diary

 
Sarah's Attic site description for Sarah's Attic
Sarah’s Attic invites students to learn about Jewish cultures during and after the Second World War. There are nine personal stories (with video, audio and images) about the daily life of Jews during the war, based on archive documents kept at the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris. 
http://www.grenierdesarah.org/index.php/en/

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: D-Day and The Battle of Normandy site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: D-Day and The Battle of Normandy
This page has a variety of resources about D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, including videos and lesson ideas. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/second-world-war/d-day

 
The Canadian Encyclopedia: Indigenous Peoples and the World Wars site description for The Canadian Encyclopedia: Indigenous Peoples and the World Wars
Learn about the thousands of Canadian Indigenous peoples that served in the Canadian military forces in the World Wars, mostly voluntarily. 
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/indigenous-peoples-and-the-world-wars/

 
National Geographic: WWII in the Pacific site description for National Geographic: WWII in the Pacific
This is a multimedia timeline of WWII in the Pacific Theatre. You will find images and videos along with information about key events from 1931-1945. 
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/interactive/world-war-ii-pacific/

 
National Geographic: World War II in Europe site description for National Geographic: World War II in Europe
This timeline includes WWII events in Europe as well as relevant events in Africa and the United States. Find pictures, text, video, and maps of events beginning with Hitler's first violation of the Treaty of Versailles through the end of the war in Europe. 
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/interactive/world-war-ii-europe/

 
CBC Kids:The story of Canada’s code talkers site description for CBC Kids:The story of Canada’s code talkers
Have you heard of Code talkers? These were Indigenous soldiers in World War II who spoke Cree. The code talkers would send sensitive or secret messages in Cree to each other and then translate it back into English. 
http://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/the-story-of-canadas-code-talkers

 
Life After: Stories of Holocaust Survivors After the War site description for Life After: Stories of Holocaust Survivors After the War
"Life After the Holocaust" is an oral history interactive site documenting the life experiences of Holocaust survivors from the end of World War II to the present time.  
http://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/life-after-holocaust/

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: The Second World War site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: The Second World War
This page from Veterans Affairs has numerous links to documents, short video clips and stories about key war events for Canadians. There is also a timeline of key Canadian events. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/second-world-war

 
Canadian War Museum: Canvas of War site description for Canadian War Museum: Canvas of War
Major artists recorded the important contribution made by Canadians in both world wars. The paintings you see in this exhibition are their legacy, a first-hand account of events. 
http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/canvas/cwint01e.shtml

 
For Valour: Canadian Airmen and the Victoria Cross site description for For Valour: Canadian Airmen and the Victoria Cross
This is an amazing resource that tells the stories of the seven Canadian Victoria Cross recipients. Be sure to check out the many videos and images, as well as the artistic depictions of war. 
http://www.forvalour.manlab.com/english/index.html

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: Heroes Remember: Canadian Chinese Veterans site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: Heroes Remember: Canadian Chinese Veterans
Heroes Remember presents twenty-one war Chinese Canadian Veterans who speak candidly of their wartime efforts. You can watch videos of the interviews with the veterans, read the transcripts and see the vintage photographs. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/hr_cdnchinese

 
Shatterer of Worlds: The Road to the Atomic Bomb site description for Shatterer of Worlds: The Road to the Atomic Bomb
This timeline leading up to the development and use of the atomic bomb includes many events in the world at that time. This interactive was created at the National WWII Museum in the United States. 
http://www.ww2sci-tech.org/timeline/timeline.html

 
McCord Museum: World War II Through Cartoons site description for McCord Museum: World War II Through Cartoons
Political cartoons help to define the World War II era in Canada. This interactive tour provides a range of cartoons to view. 
http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/scripts/projects/CH/animCH.php?tourID=GE_P4_5_EN&Lang=1&type=flash

 
World War II in Europe site description for World War II in Europe
This short multimedia presentation gives an overview of the key developments during the Second World War. Additional links include maps that illustrate German conquests, 1939 - 1942 and the Defeat of Nazi Germany, 1942 - 1945. 
http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005137
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