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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

 
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum site description for Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
"The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is a living museum featuring the aircraft used by Canadians or Canada's Military from the beginning of World War II up to the present." (Site) 
http://www.warplane.com/pages/aircraft.html

 
Storming Juno site description for Storming Juno
This amazing site is a visual and audio journey into the storming of Juno Beach on D-Day in 1944. You wll find clips of the docu-drama created about the event as well as numerous interviews and interactive elements. 
http://www.stormingjuno.com/#/intro

 
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

 
McCord Museum: World War II Quiz (Keys to History) site description for McCord Museum: World War II Quiz (Keys to History)
Take a look at these World War II political cartoons and see if you know what inspired the cartoonists. 
http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/scripts/games_jeux.php?Lang=1&id=23&full

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: WWII - Diaries, Letters and Stories site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: WWII - Diaries, Letters and Stories
Read actual 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

 
Memoirs of Gordie Bannerman - World War II site description for Memoirs of Gordie Bannerman - World War II
This site contains the diary, memoirs, photographs and other memorabilia of Sergeant-Major Gordie Bannerman. 
http://www.gordiebannerman.com/

 
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

 
Canadian Encyclopedia: Indigenous Peoples and the World Wars site description for 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/

 
Wings over Alberta site description for Wings over Alberta
"Wings Over Alberta explores a unique period in the formation of the province and the role that it played in Canada’s contribution to World War II. Canada’s Air War provides a background to the Royal Canadian Armed Forces efforts overseas and at home, as well as the development of the BCATP itself.... 
http://www.abheritage.ca/flyboys/

 
On All fronts: WWII and the NFB site description for On All fronts: WWII and the NFB
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. 
http://www3.nfb.ca/ww2/

 
Science and Technology of WWII: Darkroom site description for Science and Technology of WWII: Darkroom
The Darkroom has a collection of images that represent some key science and technology artifacts of WWII. Click on an image to learn more about that artifact. 
http://www.ww2sci-tech.org/exhibit/dark.html

 
The Fallen of WW2 site description for The Fallen of WW2
This is an animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, told from a mostly American perspective. The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of WWII and compares the numbers to other wars in history, including recent conflicts. 
http://www.fallen.io/ww2/

 
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: 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 information about the 2014 70th anniversary evetns. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/second-world-war/d-day

 
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

 
Hiroshima: A Survivor's Story site description for Hiroshima: A Survivor's Story
Read about Francis Mitsuo, a Japanese-American who lived in Hiroshima during the 1945 bombing. His memories about the days before and after this terrible event are accompanied by images and links to supplementary information. 
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwii/hiroshima/index.htm

 
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

 
The Battle of the Atlantic Game site description for The Battle of the Atlantic Game
This game looks at the events in the Atlantic during WWII. In the game, you need to get your supplies across the Atlantic. You'll need to know how your friends can help and how to evade your enemies. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/games/battle_atlantic/index_embed.shtml

 
A British Soldier Remembers site description for A British Soldier Remembers
Read about the WWII experiences of Troop Sergeant Ronald Tee of the 56th Recce Regiment, 78th Battleaxe Division. When you go into one of the chapters, you can read the transcript or click on the link to view the video. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/video-gallery/video/7007

 
CBC Archives: 1939-1945: a Soldier's War site description for CBC Archives: 1939-1945: a Soldier's War
This page comes from the CBC archives, giving a Canadian perspective to WWII. 
http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/war-conflict/second-world-war/1939-1945-a-soldiers-war/topic---1939-1945-a-sol
diers-war.html

 
Laurence Maurice (Buck) Clark, Flight Officer site description for Laurence Maurice (Buck) Clark, Flight Officer
"Buck was a bomber pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was killed the night of April 28/29, 1943 when his Wellington bomber was shot down off the coast of Denmark by German 88mm antiaircraft guns." (site) 
http://www.luckham.org/LMC_Buck_Index.html

 
Churchill (PBS) site description for Churchill (PBS)
A meaningful insight into Winston Churchill, the man behind the political legend. 
http://www.pbs.org/churchill/

 
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

 
We Remember Anne Frank site description for We Remember Anne Frank
Meet two women who were part of Anne Frank's life. You can read interviews with each woman, as they discuss their memories of Anne Frank and the very difficult situation for Jewish people during WWII. 
http://teacher.scholastic.com/frank/index.htm

 
Democracy at War site description for Democracy at War
"This module enables senior students to search a digitized collection of 144,000 newspaper clippings describing events of the Second World War as they happened. Fifty-five short historical articles introduce the main facts as well as some of the conclusions resulting from historical research and analysis... 
http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/newspapers/aboutarchives_e.shtml

 
Atomic Bomb Museum site description for Atomic Bomb Museum
The Atomic Bomb Museum presents a powerful view of the effects of the World War II bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 
http://atomicbombmuseum.org/
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