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Fragments of Light

Fragments of Light

A conversation with the author and TGWWF Translator, Michèle Phoenix Everyone loves a good story. We tell stories all the time, in our everyday conversations, even on social media. As we listen to or read other people’s stories, we see ...
Bing Crosby

WW2 Songs of Christmas

The day started with a squeal of delight from the room next to mine. It was the day after Thanksgiving, and the children awoke to Christmas music from their clock radio. More than any other tradition, this signals the beginning ...
Pearl Harbor Dec 1941

Horror and Heroism at Pearl Harbor

“Tora! Tora! Tora!” Elated in the cockpit of his Nakajima B5N carrier-based torpedo bomber, Capt. Mitsuo Fuchida shouted into his headset, “Charge! Torpedo attack!” the code indicating that, as planned, in defiance of international law, the Japanese attack caught the ...
A Season of Thanksgiving

A Season of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving comes to us this year in a season of unusual unrest, uncertainty, and unexpected hardships. As we near the end of this tumultuous year, it may seem difficult to focus on thoughts of thanksgiving, especially as we spend the ...
His Life for His Friends

His Life for His Friends

What does it take for a person to die for the sake of others? What is it that makes a young man of only 22 willing to intentionally sacrifice his own life for the sake of his fellow soldiers? That’s ...
A WWII veteran in a selfie with some French teens

5 Fast Facts on Veterans

Happy Veterans Day! This Veterans Day, instead of just saying “thank you for your service," we thought we would get to know this fantastic group. Here are five things you may not know about veterans. 1. Veterans in America For ...
Silver Lining Gratitude

Silver Lining Gratitude

Each November in the United States, we set aside a special day to honor our veterans' service and sacrifice on November 11th. However, in Normandy, France, remembering and honoring a veteran is a way of life and is not confined ...
An exhibit at LAtelier for the Signal Corps - Sgt. Robert Miller

Bonus Material: Forgotten Letters

Many thanks to everyone who has recently watched The Girl Who Wore Freedom, either virtually or in-person at one of our recent film festival appearances. There are more festivals in our future; for full details, check out our festivals page ...
Christian and Hunter Taylor at the Boston Film Festival

Stories from the Road-Film Festivals

Just like everyone else this year, our The Girl Who Wore Freedom team saw all of our plans change due to COVID-19. One of the most significant changes was to our film festival run, which was supposed to begin in ...
Anxiety vs. Anticipation

Anxiety vs. Anticipation

Tremendous jubilation in the U.S. and Europe occurred on May 8, 1945; V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day). Certainly, there was good reason to rejoice, but the war still raged on in the Pacific. WWII was not over. How many ...

The Girl Who Wore Freedom is Headed to the Big Screen!

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