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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...
Freedom and Sorrow

Freedom and Sorrow

This week’s blog comes to us from one of our youngest friends at The Girl Who Wore Freedom. Maddie and her family attended a screening of the film in France last summer, and soon after that Maddie set to writing her response. In it, Maddie highlights the paradox of...
Fragments of Light, pt.2

Fragments of Light, pt.2

A conversation with the author and TGWWF Translator, Michèle Phoenix In this continuation of a conversation with Michèle Phoenix, we explore some of the most poignant encounters Michele had with veterans and the French people of Normandy and how her encounters with...
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 where they intersect with our...

Now available on iTunes!

We are happy to announce that our film is officially available to rent and purchase on iTunes!

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