By Chris Burgeron Metrowest Daily News NATICK —Area veterans will relive the hardship, heroism and human cost of their World War II service on the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor on Wednesday at the premiere of a stirring documentary, “Saving the Reality,” that lives up to its title. Directed and produced by Tim Gray, the […]

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By Chris Bergeron/Daily News staff MetroWest Daily News NATICK —Elderly veterans recalled the horrors and heroism they witnessed on D-Day, in bombing raids over Europe and at Iwo Jima yesterday at the Museum of World War II, previewing stories being preserved in a documentary film. Emmanuel “Manny” Abrams, who navigated a B-24 Liberator bomber, remembered […]

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By Chris Bergeron/Daily News staff MetroWest Daily News NATICK —Elderly veterans recalled the horrors and heroism they witnessed on D-Day, in bombing raids over Europe and at Iwo Jima yesterday at the Museum of World War II, previewing stories being preserved in a documentary film. Emmanuel “Manny” Abrams, who navigated a B-24 Liberator bomber, remembered […]

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Jordan Brown, 11, a fourth-grader at South Lebanon Elementary School, wears his “Hang Tough” wristbands, at his home in South Lebanon Township. With all their texting, tweeting and Internet surfing, today’s kids might be the right-now generation. Who among them has time for what some call the greatest generation? Jordan Brown, for one. An 11-year-old […]

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Rhode Island Monthly magazine feature on Tim Gray’s efforts to honor the veterans and survivors of World War II. Please click here to be taken to article.

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Five old men are walking through a field of white crosses at the American cemetery in Normandy, France. The men are D-Day veterans from Rhode Island, and the image of them in the cemetery is a somber, emotional moment from D-Day + 62 Years: Rhode Island Veterans Return to Normandy, a documentary by former Channel […]

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Providence filmmaker to land at Normandy — honoring the Navy’s unsung role in D-Day Providence filmmaker Tim Gray’s lifelong fascination with World War II will fittingly land at France’s Utah Beach on June 4-6, for the 65th anniversary of D-Day. His documentary, “Navy Heroes of Normandy,” is screening as an official part of the ceremonies. […]

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By Russell J. Moore/Warwick Beacon War Veteran Frank Amalfetano has been trying to forget the carnage of D-Day for the last 65 years. “I’ve really tried to erase it from my mind, but the flashbacks just don’t go away,” said Amalfetano, now 84 years old. “Even after [D-Day], I stayed on the beach of Normandy […]

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