|| Breakthrough Films
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While the British, under General Montgomery, and the Americans, under General Patton, compete to see who can advance the farthest and quickest, the Canadians, advancing up the French, Belgian, and Dutch coast, do vital but dirty work. Norm Christie takes us to the Channel Ports, to Ghent and Antwerp, as the Canadians struggle along the coast—and as they fight to open up the Scheldt Estuary, freeing Antwerp.
For King and Country
During six one-hour episodes, follow military historian Norm Christie to Canadian battlefields, monuments and cemeteries throughout the world. Norm guides us through the Second World War from the point of view of ordinary soldiers who tell their stories in their own words. A unique mixture of archive footage, photographs, artwork and actuality creates a sense of what it was really like to fight "For King and Country".
Running time: 47 minutes
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