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Canada at War, Part 11: Crisis on the Hill

1962 27 min
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September 1944 - March 1945. On the eve of victory Canada faces an internal crisis: an acute shortage of men for overseas service precipitates the conscription issue, threatens national unity and the King government. In Europe, Canadian divisions fight their way to the top of the Italian boot, then regroup for the final onslaught on Germany. They fight in the battles of the Reichswald and Hochwald forests, and finally cross the Siegfried Line.

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Canada at War, Part 11: Crisis on the Hill

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September 1944 - March 1945. On the eve of victory Canada faces an internal crisis: an acute shortage of men for overseas service precipitates the conscription issue, threatens national unity and the King government. In Europe, Canadian divisions fight their way to the top of the Italian boot, then regroup for the final onslaught on Germany. They fight in the battles of the Reichswald and Hochwald forests, and finally cross the Siegfried Line.
  • producer
    Stanley Clish
    Donald Brittain
  • writer
    Donald Brittain
  • executive producer
    Peter Jones
  • editing
    Tony Lower
    John Kemeny
    David Green
  • sound editing
    Kenneth Heeley-Ray
    Michael McKennirey
    Victor Merrill
    Sidney Pearson
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • re-recording
    George Croll
    Ted Haley
  • narrator
    Budd Knapp
  • music
    Robert Fleming
    Eldon Rathburn
    Maurice Blackburn
    Ken Campbell

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