Canada's Air Defence

This short 1956 documentary shows how the Royal Canadian Air Force fulfills its primary role of maintaining constant vigilance and providing a blanket of aerial defense. It illustrates the combat readiness and shows how, in the event of an attack, warnings would be flashed to National Defence headquarters in eastern Canada and to Continental Defense headquarters in the United States.

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Film Credits

director
John Howe
script
John Howe
producer
Nicholas Balla
photography
Lorne C. Batchelor
Jean Roy
Peter Kelly
sound
Marcel Carrière
editing
Douglas Tunstell
sound editing
Brian Keene
re-recording
Clarke Daprato
music
Robert Fleming

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