See a short video highlighting the global work of the non-profit World War II Foundation, which has produced 17 award-winning documentary films to date, with several more in post-production. WWII Foundation films rank in the top-5 of most requested programs nationally by PBS stations. World War II Foundation films also air in the Far-East and […]

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Hal Baumgarten was a 19 year old private on D-Day. Jewish and originally from NYC, Baumgarten was in Company B of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th. He landed in the 2nd wave on Omaha Beach in one of the most heavily defended parts of Omaha, the Dog Green sector below the village of […]

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Narrated by Hollywood icon Dan Aykroyd, this segment is part of our documentary titled World War II: Saving the Reality which tells the story of the incredible artifact collection of Ken Rendell, the owner of the Museum of World War II in Natick, MA. Here we listen to two B-17 pilots talk about their experiences […]

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Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter returns to Auschwitz with the World War II Foundation as part of the filming in Poland and Germany for our film “A Promise to my Father”.

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Don McCarthy landed on D-Day as part of the 29th Infantry Division’s assault on the western end of Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Don witnessed the carnage of June 6, 1944. This is a small interview segment with him as narrated by Hollywood icon Dan Aykroyd. This section about D-Day initially appeared in our […]

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JEFFERSON TIMES — Vernon Carter still remembers seeing the smiling face of a Japanese pilot as the attack on Pearl Harbor unfolded the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. Carter, who was stationed at Hickam Field in Hawaii with the U.S. 7th Army Air Corps, awoke at 8 a.m. that day to a war zone outside […]

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USA TODAY-The last time Ernie Corvese set foot on Omaha Beach, he spent 12 hours pinned down by German artillery. Much of that time he spent face-down and motionless, hoping he wouldn’t attract a sniper. Today, as Corvese prepares to return to Normandy for the first time since he arrived on D-Day with his Naval […]

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