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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 ...
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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 ...
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Staff Sergeant Rice of the 101st Airborne standing in front of the reenactors

GRUELING GLORY – The March on Carentan

When I began writing my new novel, Fragments of Light, I knew I wanted to explore the word 'Brave.' I did so by contrasting two stories taking place in different time periods—one woman’s battle to cope with the fallout of ...
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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 ...
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World War 2 Victory Mail

Moments in Time

Last week Janie Crosswell Miller introduced us to her parents, Harry and Mary Jo Crosswell. Their story is like so many families from this era that faced long separations because of the war. Their commitment “to remain together while apart” ...
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Together While Apart

Together While Apart

Janie Miller and her husband, Bob, became supporters of The Girl Who Wore Freedom when she came across a social media post from our Facebook account. Both of their fathers served in World War II, so honoring soldiers and telling ...
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Bastille Day vs. Fourth of July

Bastille Day vs. Fourth of July

Frequently Americans conflate Bastille Day and the Fourth of July; both are a celebration of liberty in their countries, both holidays are ten days apart, and the colors of our flag are the same. While these two celebrations may appear ...
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Bastille Day

Bastille Day

Independence is a word that has so many different meanings for each person. To a teenager, independence is something they long for as they get older. For Americans, independence is what we celebrate on the Fourth of July. This week ...
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Boys of Pointe du Hoc

Boys of Pointe du Hoc

As a team member at The Girl Who Wore Freedom, I had an opportunity to view the film and give feedback several times during post-production. One story that stands out to me every time is a story told by Marie-Pascale ...
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Movie poster for the movie Fury

7 War Movies Not Worth Your Time

Remember, when I said I was done writing blog posts? Remember when I wrote my first blog post and said I would not write a second... then I did? Remember, when I wrote my second blog post and said I ...
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