A 15 minute Documentary Short Film “SIXTH OF JUNE” Produced by Rylan Soref and Directed by Henry Roosevelt that was initiated by Operation Democracy and supported by the David Knott Family Foundation; recently won the Santa Barbara Film Festival in its category.

The full documentary “Mother of Normandy”, which describes this beautiful history is available for purchase. We have many plans to continue utilizing the powerful film and media platforms to accomplish our mission statements.

Due to this short film and the efforts of Director Henry Roosevelt and Producer Rylan Soref; these two Normandy Veterans were able to receive their long delayed Purple Heart Honors.

Black D-Day veteran receives long-awaited Purple Heart | The American Legion

Nearly 78 years later, WWII veteran awarded Prisoner of War, Purple Heart, Bronze Star medals | US Army