1. "In Proud Remembrance" - Preview


    from Silicon Prairie Media LLC / Added

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    This moving documentary honors the thousands of Americans who gave their lives during World War II and who lie in eternal rest in military cemeteries around the globe. Our HD cameras will visit these peaceful sepulchers, examine their histories, and introduce the viewers to those who maintain them along with several men, women and children who have unselfishly adopted and who care for the graves of America’s fallen heroes. Through archival photographs and film footage, personal accounts of local residents, interviews with family members of those buried overseas, grave adopters and cemetery staff members, we will help the viewer to better understand the human aspect of the war and its consequences. From Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach in France to the peaceful country-side location of Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium; from the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and the North Africa American Cemetery of Tunisia to the Philippine Islands where we find the Manila American Cemetery, Torus will record not only the beauty and serenity of these hallowed places, but also the pride and honor with which each is preserved and protected. These sacred fields of honor are truly a lasting tribute and final resting place for those who made the supreme sacrifice for mankind. 4:00 PREVIEW Directed/Photographed by K. 'Mac' McCarney Edited/Produced/Written by Kevin D. Klump Copyright © 2004-2015 by Silicon Prairie Media LLC - All Rights Reserved This video may not be copied in whole or in part without the written consent of Silicon Prairie Media LLC.

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    • America's WWI & WWII Military Cemeteries & Monuments in Europe


      from Jeff Lowdermilk / Added

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      A poignant historic presentation of stories on the recent journeys of Jeff Lowdermilk through America's WWI & WWII military cemeteries and monuments in Europe. Jeff talks about how he came about this photographic journey, His grandfather's diary of WWI events and other historical information on WWI & WWII. The presentation is accentuated by beautiful thought provoking images on America's foreign military cemeteries and monuments which are managed by the American Battle Monuments Commission.

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      • How does the Commission maintain high horticultural standards?


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        With thousands of cemeteries and memorials around the world, the Commission deals with a huge variety of horticultural challenges. On-the-job training is a vital part in ensuring our gardeners have all the skills they need to tackle tasks both big and small. At a recent training session at the Commission's Brookwood Military Cemetery in Surrey, England, staff discussed gardening topics with horticultural experts and learned about important health and safety legislation from some of the Commission's own managers.

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