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. While most boys his age were playing baseball, riding their bikes and […]

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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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Washington, DC, April 29, 2019 – The World War II Foundation will present its Leadership Award to former U.S. Senator Bob Dole in ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the French Embassy, Washington, D.C. on May 7, 2019. The award, a statue of an American eagle is presented annually to a deserving person of the […]

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World War II Foundation Filmmaker and Founder Tim Gray appeared alongside famed actor David McCallum (The Great Escape, Man From U.N.C.L.E., NCIS) on FOX News Channel’s “The Story” hosted by Martha MacCallum. The three discussed the WWII Foundation’s latest documentary and 22nd overall, D-Day at Pointe-du-Hoc, which McCallum narrated. The film was produced in recognition […]

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SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The World War II Foundation, headquartered on Wakefield’s Main St., has added an important piece of the war’s history to its Global Education Center. The foundation has received a piece of the USS Arizona, which was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Less than 100 museums have received a […]

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