Learn about the on-going initiative to preserve Camp Toccoa in Georgia, the stateside training location of the “Band of Brothers” and additional parachutists in World War II. Camp Toccoa was featured in Episode 1 of “Band of Brothers”. This video was put together by the World War II Foundation to raise money for the project […]

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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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BOSTON — “Remember to carry on a Jewish life and Jewish traditions,” Israel Arbeiter’s father told his adolescent son just minutes before half the family was deported to Treblinka. It was Oct. 27, 1942, and the Nazis were “liquidating” the Starachowice ghetto, south of Warsaw. Amid the frantic shouting and herding of men, women and […]

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“A Promise to my Father” and “Maggie’s War” both recognized. Kingston, RI-July 3, 2013-The Indie Fest International Film festival (theindiefest.com) has recognized the Rhode Island based World War II Foundation with two awards in their most recent international film competition. The World War II Foundation’s “A Promise to my Father”, which chronicles the personal journey […]

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A statue in the likeness of a Pennsylvania native whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the World War II book and television miniseries “Band of Brothers” is being unveiled in France. Maj. Dick Winters was a lieutenant when he led his troops during the D-Day invasion of France. Beginning June 6, a statue of him […]

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By Edward Colimore/Inquirer Staff Writer Sixty-six years ago Saturday night, Army Sgt. Bill Guarnere was dressed to kill. Ammunition and hand grenades bulged from his uniform and a Tommy gun was slung over his shoulder as he sat in a C-47 transport on its way to Normandy, France. By 1 a.m. – on June 6, […]

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