For Canada, the Second World War was a global conflict. For individual Canadians, it was personal. Developed to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Forever Changed weaves together a diverse range of stories with nearly 200 compelling artifacts, exploring the human experience of war across Canada and around the world.
From a parachutist penning one last letter before being dropped into danger, to a “bomb girl” who was burned on the job; from a prisoner of war who turned to art to cope with the misery, to a Japanese-Canadian teenager forced to move 600 kilometres from home; this new exhibition brings to life the impact of the Second World War on the lives of Canadians.
An exhibition developed by the Canadian War Museum.