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Charles Shay and the Native American Warriors of WWII

A feature-length documentary directed by Alejandro Torres that highlights the incredible bravery and sacrifices of Native American soldiers during World War II, focusing on the life and legacy of Charles Shay, a Penobscot Indian war hero. Through extensive research by anthropologist Harald E.L. Prins and award-winning author Bunny McBride, this film aims to bring awareness to these unsung heroes and their impact on history. Charles Shay, turning 100 years old on June 27, 2024, continues to raise awareness with unwavering dedication. He will be attending the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings on June 6, 2024, along the Normandy coast. His spirit guides this endeavor as we strive to share the remarkable history and heroism of these unsung warriors.

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Charles Shay and the Native American Warriors of WWII

Unveiling the Extraordinary Life of Charles Shay and the Unsung Heroism of Native American Soldiers in WWII