Now You Too Can Wear The Girl Who Wore Freedom

Now You Too Can Wear The Girl Who Wore Freedom

If you’re a fan of the film you’ve probably seen the stylish Normandy Stories and The Girl Who Wore Freedom shirts and hats on the cast and crew during our shoots and visits to Normandy. If you’ve been looking for a way to show your excitement for...
Real Life Rosie

Real Life Rosie

Early in my junior year, I was asked to choose a primary source document and research its historical context. I choose one of Norman Rockwell’s Saturday Evening Post covers, the first representation of Rosie the Riveter. She would become an icon of both war-time...
6 Questions from Our Chicago Screening

6 Questions from Our Chicago Screening

On July 24th, 2019 we had our first official focus group screening of The Girl Who Wore Freedom at the Lake Theater in Chicago, IL. This was an incredible milestone and we were glad to have some heartfelt conversations with the veterans and crew who made the film...
This Great and Noble Undertaking

This Great and Noble Undertaking

As the date for the landings at Normandy drew closer, General Dwight D. Eisenhower knew better than most what lay before the men under his command. In February 1944, he began writing a letter to the soldiers- many of whom would not survive. His printed Order of the...
The Right Thing to Do

The Right Thing to Do

Last spring, my husband and I hired a driver to show us the legendary countryside of Tuscany. Remo’s first question, “Would you like to see a beautiful cemetery?” was an unexpected surprise. As we drove south from our hotel in the very heart of Florence, red-roofed...
With a Little Help from our Friends

With a Little Help from our Friends

Friendship is a recurring theme that weaves through The Girl Who Wore Freedom. You can see the friendship that evolved between the young French children and their liberators. There are the friendships that have grown between the people of Normandy and the veterans...