After wrapping up its 12th film “Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice” Tim Gray Media and the non-profit WWII Foundation have begun work on “A Final Toast: Doolittle’s Raiders”. The general story of the Doolittle Raid has been told in books and movies. Many Americans over a certain age remember the emotional impact of reading Thirty […]

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The elderly white haired man stood in the lobby of the posh Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC unnoticed. All the man did was help save the world. James “Pee Wee” Martin wasn’t taking selfies or uploading pictures to Facebook or Instagram or texting anyone. He wasn’t posting his status or what he was going to […]

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URI grads Tim Gray ’89 (right) and Steve Melnikoff ’51 (left) at Omaha Beach, Normandy in June 2014. Tim Gray Degree: Journalism Career: Founder and chairman, The World War II Foundation Tim Gray picked up a World War II encyclopedia when he was six years old and couldn’t put it down. The battles, the soldiers, […]

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Media Contact: Elizabeth Rau, 401-874-2116- Tim Gray has written, produced and directed 12 documentary films through his nonprofit, World War II Foundation- KINGSTON, R.I., Oct. 8, 2014 – In a few years, most World War II veterans will be gone. Tim Gray wants to interview them now – before it’s too late. Gray is a […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Actors from one of televison’s most popular series ever, Band of Brothers, will gather one final time in Normandy, France in 2015 to recognize the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The event in 2014, marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day, was a great success, so the actors have […]

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The World War II Foundation and Tim Gray Media is now in the post-production phase of ‘Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice’. The documentary will be narrated by Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Broadcaster Tim McCarver. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the green 29th Infantry Division faced some of the most brutal fighting on Omaha […]

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The World War II Foundation is pleased to announce that three very well-known names will be lending their voices and talents to the one-hour documentary chronicling the incredible World War II Pacific escape of Jefferson, Georgia native Damon “Rocky” Gause. Kyle Chandler, Prime-Time Emmy Award-winning actor for his role in NBC’s Friday Night Lights as […]

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BY ANDY SMITH Journal Staff Writer asmith@providencejournal.com- It sounds like a Hollywood thriller, maybe starring Matt Damon or Brad Pitt. It’s World War II. A young B-17 pilot bails out over occupied Belgium after his bomber, the Damn Yankee, is damaged by German flak on a bombing run and swarmed by German fighters. The date […]

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