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War Amps releases Newsreels By Peter Dudley

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Thanks to the War Amps, all 106 Canadian Army newsreels from the Second World War are now available to the public for the first time ever as a complete set. The special six disc DVD collection contains more than 20 hours of footage and comes with a booklet that describes the content of each newsreel. The collection (which can be purchased directly from the War Amps website) is a significant addition to the War Amps Military Heritage Series and will further help Canadians understand our military’s contribution during the Second World War. “Cliff Chadderton (War Amps chief executive officer) realized about 20 years ago that Canadians don’t really understand what…

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CSC Combat Camera Award

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The following story is used with permission by Lieutenant-Colonel Réjean Duchesneau, MBA Head, Defence Public Affairs Learning Centre Chief of Staff (PA) PHOTO STORY CFPU veteran entrusts Award to DPALC By Lieutenant Ronald Alvarado OTTAWA- The Canadian Society of Cinematography (CSC) presented the CSC COMBAT CAMERA AWARD, a special achievement award to the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit (CFPU) during its annual awards banquet held in Toronto on March 27th. Sergeant (Ret) Charles “Chuck” Ross, one of only seven remaining members of the Unit, accepted the award accompanied by two members of the current Combat Camera team based in Ottawa. In a brief but moving acceptance speech, Mr. Ross…

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