Battle for Holland

  • Record Information – Brief
    Series title:
    Radio International
    Hierarchical level:
    Item (Accession level)
    Date:
    1970-1979
    Item number (ISN):
    168485
    Type of material:
    Sound recordings
    Found in:
    Archives / Film, Video and Sound
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    http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.redirect?app=filvidandsou&id=168485&lang=eng
  • Fonds/collection:
    MCNEIL, Bill
    Accession number:
    1981-0111
    Media:
    Sound
    Part:
    1 of 1
    Release date:
    1975-05
    Production company:
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
    Netherlands Broadcasting Foundation
    Production credit:
    narrator, Ken Hanslom
    Description:
    In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of VE Day of the the Dutch liberation, RADIO INTERNATIONAL broadcasts a documentary about Canadian troops in Holland produced by the Netherlands Broadcasting Foundation. Preceeding the documentary, Bill McNeil interviews the Dutch radio producer Robert Ushey (?) about: the German invasion of Holland during World War II; the Dutch resistance movement; food rations; the Allied invasion in September 1944; and the strategic importance of the islands of Walcheren and South Beveland. The documentary, entitled THE BLOODY CAUSEWAY, contains interviews with Canadian WWII veterans about their recollections of the Walcheren Causeway capture, the harsh conditions and the generosity of the Dutch people. Also interviewed in CBC war correspondent A.E. Powley about the difference between a soldier's and a reporter's life at the front.
    Language:
    English
    Notes:
    1. Episode title from tape box label.
    2. THE BLOODY CAUSEWAY was also broadcast in Holland on May 4, 1975.
    Detailed holdings information:
    Vault ISN:
    176446
    Format:
    SOUND
    Location number:
    1981-0111/024
    1981-0111/025
    Vault code:
    GAT
    Number of items:
    2
    Kind of sound:
    R/R
    Technical Description:
    POLY
    Made from:
    DEPOSIT
    Status:
    ORIG
    Vault ISN:
    651144
    Format:
    SOUND
    Location number:
    168485-1981-0111-024.mp3
    168485-1981-0111-025.mp3
    Number of items:
    2
    Kind of sound:
    MP3
    Made from:
    1981-0111/024
    1981-0111/025
    Status:
    REF
    Vault ISN:
    651143
    Format:
    SOUND
    Location number:
    168485-1981-0111-024.wav
    168485-1981-0111-025.wav
    Number of items:
    2
    Kind of sound:
    BWF
    Made from:
    1981-0111/024
    1981-0111/025
    Status:
    MASTER
  • Conditions of access:
    Open
    Consultation copy:
    168485-1981-0111-024.mp3
    168485-1981-0111-025.mp3
    Restrictions on consultation:
    No Restrictions / Pas de restrictions
    Reproduction access:
    with written permission of copyright owner : with permisson of Bill McNeilCBC has rights only for one broadcast of VOICE OF THE PIONEER.Contact for Bill McNeil: Dawn McNeil Lemaire.

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