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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SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Is there life after television? Is there life after being a sportscaster? Tim Gray has found one. But it wasn’t easy. Being a TV sportscaster had always been the first dream, one he had been chasing ever since he was a kid in South Kingstown. His father had been in and around […]

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The national TV show Fox and Friends recently did a segment on our Richard Winters Leadership Project. 11 year old Jordan Brown was invited on to talk about his own fundraising, which has brought in over $32,000 to the project. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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COLLEYVILLE, TX — Through a hail of German bullets and exploding shells, the soldiers of Company H, 504th Parachute Infantry frantically paddled their way across the Waal River in The Netherlands on Sept. 20, 1944. Lt. James Megellas, known at “Maggie” to his men, and half of his platoon occupied one craft in the initial […]

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By Michael Janusonis Journal Arts Writer Documentary filmmaker Tim Gray’s “Navy Heroes of Normandy” will make its television debut as a Veterans Day special at 10 p.m. Wednesday on Channel 36. The hour-long film is as much a monument to the brave sailors who ferried American troops onto French beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944, […]

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Bob Kerr: A canteen that connects with the battle The beach continues to give up its small pieces of history decades after the fighting. The metal rusts and breaks apart, the cloth fades and is reduced to ever smaller shreds. But the person who searches the sand with a fine eye for detail and a […]

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Tim Gray Media was mentioned at the end of the credits in the recent World War II in HD series airing on the History Channel The series was produced by Lou Reda Productions out of Easton, PA. Reda is one of the top production companies in the world, specializing in World War II films. ” […]

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Tim Gray Media’s Navy Heroes of Normandy, produced in cooperation with Ocean State Video (Director of Photography/Editor Jim Karpeichik) received 3 New England Emmy Award nominations last night. The film was nominated in the categories of: -Historical/Cultural Film -Program Writer/Tim Gray -Photography/Jim Karpeichik

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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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Wednesday, April 28, 2010 BY MONICA VON DOBENECK [email protected] Dick Winters never received the Medal of Honor so many of his colleagues thought he deserved. But now the former commander of Easy Company, who lives in Derry Twp. and was immortalized in the book and HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers,” might get a monument in […]

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