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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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Service Flags

Service Flags

The Girl Who Wore Freedom is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Mark Hutson and Service Flag Tradition. Mark Hutson's mission at Service Flag Tradition is to educate Americans about this long-established, but nearly forgotten, home front tradition and ...
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D-Day Romance Plus One

D-Day Romance Plus One

Originally published August 19, 2019, Updated January 20, 2020 Normandy is a place of freedom and love. The love that the early soldiers had for the French people when they landed on their beaches, and the love that the French ...
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Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge

Throughout this project, we have had the opportunity to interview many soldiers telling their stories. One of those stories came from Bob Freesen captured by our cast member and friend, Flo Plana. Watching Flo interact with veterans, I am always ...
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New Years - Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We hope that all of our readers have a blessed 2020. As Christian mentioned last week, our team is taking a break for the holidays to reconnect with family and friends. We hope that you enjoy our ...
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