The back of a pocket calendar carried by Douglas R. Vidler offers some tips on writing letters home
This German propaganda, collected by Douglas R. Vidler, was designed to convince Canadians to surrender
German propaganda directed towards Canadian soldiers. Douglas R. Vidler was fascinated by German attempts to convince Canadians to surrender
This postcard from Douglas R. Vidler to his parents demonstrates how tightly the Allied forces controlled information both immediately before and after D-day
Original photograph of Douglas R. Vidler taken in Scotland, in the spring of 1944
"Our landing was not bad compared to the fellows ahead of us. The first wave had taken the blunt of it"