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National Film Board - World War I
World War I
 Battle of Arras 3
This third short film on the Battle of Arras shows artillery fire, troop movements and several explosions on the battlefield. German prisoners can also be seen in the trenches, as well as enemy bombs falling on the town of Arras. A classic World War On [...]

Length: 8:23, Views: 1,598
 Front Lines - Faith and Hope
This short documentary made in 2008 reflects on how religion and faith became a solace to many Canadians serving in the First World War. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year 2008, 90 years will have passed since the signing of [...]

Length: 9:06, Views: 1,031
 Front Lines - Nurses at the Front
This short documentary made in 2008 looks at the role of nurses and health workers during wartime. Long days, brutal injuries and both sad and triumphant outcomes are part of their reality. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year [...]

Length: 8:03, Views: 1,437
 Front Lines - The Life of the Soldier
This short documentary made in 2008 looks at the gruelling life of a soldier in the First World War. The letters home speak of the physical and emotional hardships and the mental strain of what they witness on the battlefield. On the 11th hour of the 1 [...]

Length: 9:06, Views: 1,468
 Front Lines - The Officer's Role
This short documentary made in 2008 looks at First World War officers. They often wrote reports and updates to headquarters. With all the devastation that they would see, they still needed to encourage their troops to not give up hope. On the 11th hour [...]

Length: 8:35, Views: 1,039
 Front Lines - The Trenches
This short documentary made in 2008 looks at life in the trenches in the First World War. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year 2008, 90 years will have passed since the signing of the Armistice ending the Great War in Europe. [...]

Length: 9:45, Views: 2,151
 The Kid Who Couldn't Miss
Paul Cowan's feature-length film combines fiction and reality to tell the story of how William Avery (Billy) Bishop became one of the leading fighter pilots of World War I. By no accounts a biography of Billy Bishop, the film uses a 'docu-drama' approa [...]

Length: 1:19:16, Views: 7,546
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