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Vautours au-dessus du Canada

Vautours au-dessus du Canada

| 19 min

Court métrage documentaire de la série En avant Canada, explorant les moyens défensifs efficaces mis sur pied par le Canada durant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. On y révèle que l’exemple du courage anglais face aux raids aériens ennemis après l'attaque de la ville de Coventry, en Angleterre, avait unifié les Alliés et donné confiance aux Canadiens.


Credits
  • director
    James Beveridge
  • producer
    Sydney Newman

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Education

Ages 14 to 17

History - World War II
Social Studies - Contemporary Issues

Pre-teach the concept of "homeland security" as it is practiced today. After viewing the film, discuss whether the students' ideas of the term have changed. How has the role of the military changed since WW2? Why? Compare homeland security measures then & now. Imagine what life must have been like as people braced themselves for an air attack. Ask students whether Canadians take the protection we now enjoy for granted, given the heroic acts pictured in the film. Have them write an essay or a speech explaining their point of view.

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