The Victory Nickel is a Canadian coin produced between 1943 and The design of the coin was intended to promote the Canadian war effort during World War II. The coin was designed by Thomas Shingles, Master Engraver of the Royal Canadian Mint. The rim
Red Cross worker maintaining contact cards on Canadians in enemy POW camps and neutral-country internment camps. Nearly all communication and packages were handled through the Red Cross. WWII poster for the Canadian Red Cross "They never fail you.