One of Colonel Sink’s original “Toccoa Men”, Jim Martin joined the now famous 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment at Camp Toccoa in July 1942. He was soon given the nickname “Pee Wee” due to being the lightest man in the regiment. He accepted the moniker as a badge of respect. After completing their initial training at […]

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World War II Foundation Founder and Filmmaker Tim Gray appeared on “The Story with Martha MacCallum” on December 5th, 2019 to talk about the 75th anniversary of the story of “The American St. Nick,” a documentary produced by Tim Gray Media and the World War II Foundation: https://video.foxnews.com/v/6113506851001?playlist_id=2114913880001#sp=show-clips

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Narrated by Liev Schreiber Jim Schmidt, a 90-year-old from Fayette, North Carolina, was kicked out of the services twice during WWII. He was an impressive soldier, followed orders and willingly participated in dangerous assignments – so why did he get kicked out? Because he was only 14 years old. While most boys his age were […]

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The interview was conducted at the Atlanta History Center as past of a joint effort between the AHC and the World War II Foundation to recognize the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Click here to view the C-SPAN3 Interview, which aired nationally on June 9, 2019.

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USA Today, as part of its special 75th anniversary of D-Day edition, ran a long feature story on the World War II Foundation’s annual Normandie-WWII International Film Festival held each year in Carentan. See article below:

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FOX News featured the World War II Foundation in its 2019 coverage of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France. The over five-minute segment aired during the FOX News show “The Story” hosted by Martha MacCallum. Click here to see the segment.

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The World War II Foundation’s May 7th event at the French Embassy in Washington, DC recognizing the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day and honoring some true American heroes, including Sen. Bob Dole, was a featured segment on “The Story” with Martha MacCallum on May 10th on FOX News Channel. Click here to be taken to link

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