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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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Christmas Blessings

Christmas Blessings

Like many others, I find myself counting my blessings at this time of year. Also, like many others, I begin counting with my family and this year has been no different. As I ponder the blessings of my family this ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Cover of the movie It's a Wonderful Life

5 WWII-Era Christmas Movies You Should Watch

‘Tis the season for warm, cozy nights spent enjoying holiday movies with loved ones. Our crew compiled a list of WWII-era films we recommend that are set around Christmas time. We've also included links to watch on Amazon Prime Music, ...
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A WWII veteran in a selfie with some French teens

10 Things We are Thankful for in 2019

Another year has passed for The Girl Who Wore Freedom team. We look back and see a fantastic adventure full of highs and lows in 2019, trying to finish our movie. Here are ten things we are thankful for this ...
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Stories from the Road, The Pod People

Stories from the Road, The Pod People

Did you know that we have a podcast, Documentary First, that releases new episodes every Friday? Documentary First is an inside look at the journey of a first-time filmmaker. Christian Taylor discusses all things related to The Girl Who Wore ...
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