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| 9 min

This short documentary depicts the return of Canadian WWII veterans to civilian life, including those who, because of war injuries or lack of training, require special treatment or courses before taking on jobs. Throughout the program, emphasis is laid on individual adjustment to normal peacetime life and work. Part of the Canada Carries On series.

  • producer
    Nicholas Balla
  • narrator
    Lorne Greene


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Ages 16 to 17

Health/Personal Development - Careers & Education
History - World War II
Social Studies - Economics
Social Studies - Social History

Compare/contrast life as a soldier during wartime with "normal" life back home. How do you think veterans handle this change? Study causes/effects of PTSD and have students come up with coping strategies. Research success rate of veteran reintegration programs and  economy performance after WW2. Compare/contrast to other propaganda (films, posters etc.).

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