Soon to be a Documentary Film Airing on American Public Television Click Here to Read Chicago Tribune Article on This Story Newsreel Video Click Here We follow a crew of explorers, led by Chicago restaurateur Richard Portillo, to Bougainville, New Guinea (northern Solomon Islands, Southwest Pacific) as they trek through dense jungle and deep mud […]

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It was the largest single massacre of American soldiers in World War II. On Dec. 17, 1944, following a battle in Malmedy, Belgium, 134 unarmed American soldiers were captured, marched into a snow-covered field, and gunned down. Some of the men survived by playing dead for hours in the freezing cold, and some ran as […]

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Cast members from the HBO Television series Band of Brothers attend a panel discussion in Bastogne, Belgium in 2016. World War II Foundation Founder Tim Gray arranged and hosted the panel discussion in front of a sellout crowd in the historic city.

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World War II Foundation Chairman Tim Gray hosts a half-hour television program on RIPBS focusing of American Jews who fought in World War II and a Holocaust survivor from Poland who lived through some of the most horrific moments of the the war, both at Auschwitz and in several Nazi Slave Labor camps.

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Kingston, Rhode Island-Veteran actor Gavin MacLeod (Kelly’s Heroes, McHale’s Navy, The Love Boat, Mary Tyler Moore Show) will narrate the upcoming film PT-120: My War in the Pacific produced by The World War II Foundation and Tim Gray Media. When finished, the documentary will be the 23rd film on World War II delivered to American […]

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PT 120 is a half-hour documentary from the World War II Foundation focusing on the life of a PT (Patrol Torpedo Boat) crewman in the Pacific in World War II. Tom Plymesser made 48 patrols on the PT 120 in the areas of New Guinea and New Britain in WWII. He saw extensive action against […]

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Oxford, Conn. – March 24, 2018 – The Tunison Foundation, a non-profit organization that owns and operates World War II era aircraft, today announced a strategic partnership between their D-Day Squadron and the World War II Foundation. The groups will collaborate to further the understanding and appreciation of the veterans of World War II, citizen […]

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