The World War II Foundation, in collaboration with the family of the late Damon “Rocky” Gause of Jefferson, GA, announces plans for a one-hour documentary film to chronicle the story of Gause’s escape from the Japanese in World War II. “With the blessing of Rocky’s widow, Ruth Gause Carter, we are privileged to be able […]

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Kingston, RI-February 13, 2014- The World War II Foundation is very pleased to announce that Emmy Award-winning actor Damian Lewis (Homeland, Band of Brothers) has agreed to become the Global Spokesperson for the 501c3 mission of the foundation. Lewis is best known for his role as Major Richard D. Winters in HBO’s Band of Brothers. […]

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Kingston, Rhode Island (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 American Public Television has awarded a National Programming Excellence award to the Rhode Island-based World War II Foundation for its series of documentary films chronicling the personal stories of the WWII generation. The award is the highest honor given to an organization or production company that provides APT […]

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It’s another one of those stories that you would think came from the fanciful Hollywood writer: Paratroopers land behind enemy lines; enemy opens fire; paratroopers and enemy wounded are strewn about the village; two medics run out of an old church, drag the wounded from both sides into the church and save their lives. As […]

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WFSB in Hartford, CT aired a report just recently on the World War II Foundation’s film trip to Belgium to retrace the footsteps of Bruce Sundlun, a Jewish-American B-17 pilot. Sundlun’s plane, the “Damn Yankee” was shot down and he crashed landed in the village of Jabbeke. From there, Sundlun lived one of the great […]

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By Bob Kerr/Journal Staff Writer Jean Kerr cried some as she unwrapped the two battered pieces of metal. She didn’t expect tears. She wasn’t quite 11 back in 1944 when the telegram telling of her father’s death in Normandy arrived at the house in Newport. She thought her memories would remain firmly where they had […]

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Reflections on World War II experiences from three veterans of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division and a Holocaust survivor. They are joined by two actors who appeared in the HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers.” The World War II Foundation hosted this event. In case you missed our coverage on C-Span 3′s American History Channel this […]

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Auburndale resident shares holocaust story in film By Jim Morrison Wicked Local Newton The last words thatIsrael “Izzy” Arbeiter heard from his father just before he was sent to his death in Treblinka in 1939 have shaped Arbeiter’s life for 74 years. “Remember, if you survive, to carry on with Jewish life and Jewish tradition,” […]

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