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Viva Les Seabees

Utah. Omaha. We see, in our collective mind’s eye, brave U.S. soldiers storming off landing craft in full battle gear, courageously wading—sometimes swimming—to shore. What we do not see—are the “Seabees” of the U.S. Navy’s Construction Battalions (CBs), whose hard ...
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People laying flowers at a memorial in Normandy

Remembering our Heroes

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt This Memorial Day, The Girl Who Wore Freedom team will pause to honor those men and women ...
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Billy Cox

Trapped: Baseball and the Enduring Scars of War

As spring slowly creeps into summer, we know there are moments we are all missing. Many of us are missing all the sounds and smells that go with baseball games in the warm afternoon or cool evenings. If we are ...
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Sketch of musical score

Scoring Freedom and Hope

During our focus group screenings of The Girl Who Wore Freedom, people are always moved by our amazing score which was composed by the equally amazing Jeff Kurtenacker. Recently, Jeff sat down to answer questions with our podcast team at ...
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WW2 Soldier with TP

7 WWII Posters for 2020

Up until recently, our documentary team often said something like, “Today’s generation has never experienced first-hand the collective restrictions and tensions that Americans endured in World War II.” We don’t say that anymore. Because we can’t. With shortages on everything ...
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Cooking with Rations

Cooking with Rations

As we start another week, we at The Girl Who Wore Freedom wondered how our family, friends, and supporters are faring during this historical time. We hope that you are all healthy and following the safety recommendations in your areas ...
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US Troops disembarking on the beaches of Normandy

Learning From History

The events of the last few weeks have very quickly changed what is “normal” for all of us. As we all do our part to ensure this medical crisis passes quickly, our thoughts and prayers are with our friends and ...
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Gen. Eisenhower with the troops

A New Noble Undertaking

Just like you, all of us at The Girl Who Wore Freedom are adjusting to this strange new normal that has developed so rapidly within the last few days. We encourage all of our friends and supporters across the world to ...
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Ask Christian! Archives

Ask Christian! Archives

In this edition of "Ask Christian?" we are going to tackle the latest and the most significant challenge faced so far by our production team, the archival material. Supporters following the progress of this project will remember that many of ...
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Stack of letters labeled v-mail with an issue of LIFE magazine dated Aug 7th 1944

Love is in the Air

As soldiers left home to serve during World War II, they left behind all the things they loved most. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we would like to share three love stories from our blog. Because I Love You So, ...
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