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The Man Behind the Mannequin

The Man Behind the Mannequin

Today if you were to make the journey to France and visit the small town of Sainte-Mère-Eglise you would notice the mannequin of a paratrooper hanging from a parachute caught on the church steeple. Sainte-Mère-Eglise was the first French town to be liberated by Allied...
The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion

The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion

In addition to our soldiers, we honor the veterans who left their country to serve and assist overseas forces. It’s hard to imagine today— pouring your heart out to a significant other and sending it knowing it will be received almost instantly, but that wasn’t...
Shores Collide Around Liberation Day

Shores Collide Around Liberation Day

This week we are pleased to share about a few of the Asian-American soldiers around D-Day.US Navy Seabees Amassed from the rich history of Asian-Americans are artifacts that depict their involvement in the liberation of France. Recollected here, spanning from before...
Seabees and the Baby

Seabees and the Baby

This week we are pleased to share the rest of William Manning’s story and his reconnection with baby Sea Bee.US Navy Seabees 50th Anniversary In 1994, Dad decided he wanted to go back to Normandy for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. By then I was married, with two...
Return to Utah Beach

Return to Utah Beach

This weekend The Girl Who Wore Freedom team in the United States and France paused to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings. We were reminded there are still so many stories of service and sacrifice from that day that remain untold. In honor of all...
Because I Love You So, Bernie

Because I Love You So, Bernie

Originally, published on February 11, 2019 In the spring of 2018, I walked into the Antiques of Winfield shop in Winfield, IL, intent on finding WWII-era items to sell at a silent auction for The Girl Who Wore Freedom. I found a stack of papers lying in a forgotten...

Now streaming on Gumroad and available on DVD!

We are happy to announce that our film is officially streaming on Gumroad AND available to purchase in DVD format.

Check it out!

See you there ;-)